M. Iyailu Moses, Ed.D.

  • Department Chair
  • Assistant Professor, Elementary EducationDepartment of Education

Contact Info:

  • mimoses@st-aug.edu
  • 919.516.4103
  • Boyer Building, Room 204-A

Educational Background

B.A. – English/ minor, Education, 1974
The City College of New York

M.S. – Child and the Individualized Curriculum, Elementary Education, 1979
The City College of New York

Ed.D. – Curriculum and Instruction/ minor, Educational Administration, 1989
North Carolina State University

Area(s) of Research

  • North Carolina Education History
  • African American History
  • Elementary Education Curriculum and Instruction
  • Middle School Curriculum and Instruction
  • Arts in Education
  • The Science of Reading


  • Principal (K-12)
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • English (9-12)
  • Curriculum Instructional Specialist
  • Middle Grades Language Arts (6-9)


Jackson, Gloria Gillins (M. Iyailu Moses) and Steve Adams. “One Left Plus One Right Equals One Whole,” NC Insight. Vol. 5 No. 4 February 1983

SAU Organizations

  • Chair, SACSCOC Section 10 Reaccreditation Report Team
  • Secretary, SAU Faculty Assembly

Community Involvement

  • Pi Lambda Theta
  • Association for Black Culture Centers
  • Steering Committee, Raleigh Arts Plan 2014-2016
  • Special Olympics
  • Kidz Notes

Awards and Honors

  • SAU Administrative Fellow, College to Career Project, 2016-2017
  • The Emerald Awards, 2015 International Trends and Services, Raleigh NC Chapter, The Links, Inc.
  • Community Elder, Ujima Group, Cary Kwanzaa Celebration, 2012
  • Board Member, Association for Black Culture Centers, 2010
  • Bridge-builder, “Takin’ It to the Bridge” Celebration 2009
  • Teacher Mentor Award, Saint Augustine’s College, 2009
  • Elder Consultant, Kemetic Bennu Order, North Carolina State University, 2002
  • Special Appreciation Award, Association for the Concerns of African American Graduate Students, North Carolina State University, 2002
  • The Cedars of Lebanon Appreciation Award, Gethsemane Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2000
  • and many others.

Favorite Quote

I am because we are, and because we are, therefore, I am.