CAP Team

La'Cresha Moore

La’Cresha Moore, M.S.

Director, Center for Academic Performance                                                                                                    817-735-2781 

La’Cresha Moore earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication and Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel Services and Administration both from the University of Central Arkansas.

La’Cresha has worked professionally at Texas Christian University and Collin College. Her experience includes working in the areas of Housing and Residence Life, New Student Orientation, Admissions and Recruitment, and Student Development. La’Cresha is an active member of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs, Texas Association of College & University Student Personnel Administrators, and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

La’Cresha is passionate about student engagement, development and success. She believes it is a privilege and joy to help students make connections, navigate campus resources and services and reach their academic and personal goals.

Strengths: Developer, Belief, Maximizer, Relator, Responsibility



Kristina Clark

Assistant Director, Disability Accommodations                                                                                               817-735-2134

Kristina Clark serves as the Assistant Director, Disability Accommodations in the Center for Academic Performance at UNT Health Science Center responsible for coordinating services for students with disabilities. She has been a sign language interpreter since March, 1994 and has also been coordinating accommodations for students with disabilities since 1999.

She has extensive experience in providing accommodations such as alternative testing environments, alternative formats of books for individuals with print disabilities, and training individuals on assistive technology. She has experience working with technology such as JAWS, Inspiration, Kurzweil 3000, CCTVs, alternative keyboards, etc. She has worked with multiple universities and community campuses to provide training and consultation of services for students with disabilities. She has presented at national conferences and has been published in the Section 504 Compliance Handbook (September 2009).

Strengths: Relator, Achiever, Strategic, Learner, Responsibility


Dalenesia Kendrick M.Ed.

Learning Specialist                                                                                                                                        817-735-2788

Dalenesia is a Learning Specialist in the Center for Academic Performance and has worked in higher education for over five years. Her experience has included retention programs, residence life, academic advising and teaching first year orientation courses. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Masters of Education in Adult and Higher Education from the University of Oklahoma.

She enjoys helping students navigate through school so they can successfully reach their goals toward graduation and beyond.

Strengths: Input, Achiever, Adaptability, Harmony, Developer


Elaine Shafer

Elaine Shafer

Learning Specialist                                                                                                                                        817-735-5451

Elaine Shafer is a Learning Specialist in the Center for Academic Performance and has been working in higher education for six years. Her experience within higher education has included academic advising and support, orientation, student programming, and international student services. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Miami University (Ohio).

Elaine enjoys providing resources and opportunities to empower students to achieve their academic, career, and life goals.

Strengths: Connectedness, Belief, Ideation, Individualization, Input


Brandie Wiley, MS

Learning Specialist                                                                                                                                        817-735-2409

Brandie Wiley is a Learning Specialist in the Center for Academic Performance and has been working in higher education since 2012. She has served as a testing coordinator and also as an instructor. In addition, she taught as a public school educator for ten years. She has two Bachelor of Arts degrees (English and Speech Communication) from Texas Christian University and a Master of Education in Special Education – Transition from the University of Kansas.

Brandie has a passion for education and enjoys building relationships with students as she helps them achieve their goals.

Strengths: Input, Harmony, Learner, Intellection, Connectedness


Peggy Till-(1)

Peggy Till, M.A.

Tutoring Coordinator                                                                                                                                     817-735-2731

Peggy Till serves as the Tutoring Coordinator for the Center for Academic Performance.  She taught in public school and has worked in higher education for nine years.  Her experience has been with teaching, supervision, testing and assessment.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education from Texas A&M University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Angelo State University.

Peggy enjoys providing opportunities for students to help them achieve success.

Strengths:  Achiever, Learner, Arranger, Harmony, Responsibility


Lydia Negron Student Services Associate Center For Academic Performance

Lydia Negron

Testing Coordinator                                                                                                                                       817-735-2574

Lydia Negron is the Testing Coordinator for the Center for Academic Performance and is responsible for scheduling exams, developing test reviews and training test proctors.  She has been working in higher education since 2006 in various capacities within the administration and coordination of Testing and Assessment.  She has earned a Masters of Art in Management, a Masters of Art in Human Resources from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas.

She enjoys interacting with the students, faculty, staff and is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Strengths:  Learner, Individualization, Achiever, Analytical, Strategic

We look forward to helping you achieve your goals!

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