Men of Excellence

Community Volunteer Program

The Men of Excellence (MOE) program is a community based partnership program which operates independently of the West Orange - Cove School System. Volunteers in the program work on WOCCISD campuses and within the community to impact student academic success. 

Program Mission
The Men of Excellence Community Partnership will serve West Orange - Cove students  by being a present and positive influence in our schools.


Program Goal
We desire to build relationships that encourage:
• Student Academic Success
• Parental Involvement
• Positive Self Esteem
• Respect for Every Individual
• Positive Morale in Each School
• Productive Citizens Today

President, Demetrius Moffett
Vice-president, Roderick Robertson
Secretary, Anthony Dandridge
Treasurer, Thomas Conway

Campus Coordinators
High School -- Tony Dallas
Middle School -- Chad Stroud
Elementary School -- Mike Umbenheaur
North Early Learning Center -- Thomas Haas
Academic Alternative Center -- Earlton Rogers


Requirements for ALL Campus Volunteers
All WOCCISD volunteers must complete a criminal history authorization form. Upon clearance by the Human Resources departments, volunteers are also required to submit an emergency contact form and a liability waiver. Once all documents are submitted, volunteers can begin serving on the campus(es) of their choice.

Assignments are made at the request of campus leadership through the appropriate Men of Excellence Campus Contact. 

Volunteer Packets are downloadable on this page (see file at right). Please submit completed form to Dawn Martin at WOCCISD Educational Service Center, 902 W. Park Avenue, Orange, Texas 77630


Men of Excellence volunteers may be asked to:
-- Tutor
-- Mentor
-- Chaperone
-- Read Aloud
-- Meet with small groups


Men of Excellence Video & Training

The Men of Excellence Community Partnership Information Video (mp4) in our WOCCISD VIDEO GALLERY  explains the intent of this volunteer program. WOCCISD Superintendent Rickie Harris shares details regarding the purpose of the program. 

Additional training is also available on this page. The "MOE Training Document" on the right is the training originally presented to the first class of Men of Excellence volunteers.
Men of Excellence volunteers will NOT be asked to discipline students. 
The Men of Excellence Informational Video narrated by WOCCISD Superintendent Rickie Harris is viewable in the Video Gallery (see link at bottom left - under section labeled Men of Excellence Video & Training).