Nora Morales currently works as the Associate Director for Learning Resources at Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus. She began her library career in 2001 working for the Miami Dade Public Library System where she served in various roles including reference librarian, children’s librarian, young adult librarian, assistant branch manager, and branch manager. Before moving on to work for academic libraries, she served as the first Library Services Specialist for the Outreach and Programming Department leading the adult literacy program (Project L.E.A.D.) and early literacy initiative (JumpStart). Nora holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University, and is currently working on obtaining a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Management. Aside from DCLA, Nora is also a member and serves on FLA (Florida Library Association) and AFC (Association of Florida College) committees.
Nora lives with her husband and two small children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and camping.