Shelby County Schools

Archie Moss, Jr. was born in Miami, Florida, and graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Business and Family, Youth and Community Sciences. Archie was a Teach For America Charlotte 2011 Corps Member, where he taught 6th and 7th grade math at Whitewater Middle School. Archie also served as the Dean of Students for fifth and sixth grade at his school. Archie is now the proud Principal at Bruce Elementary School, where he is the youngest Shelby County School's principal and the first Teach For America Memphis Alum to lead a SCS school.

In 2019, Archie went viral when he launched Bedtime Stories with Principal Moss. Weekly, he reads stories on his school’s Facebook page to build a culture of reading at his school. In August 2020, Archie will graduate with his doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Memphis.

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