Mrs. Nancy Moretti

Nancy Moretti

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Nancy Moretti


Nancy Moretti began working in the field of early care and education in 1988 and has worked as a teacher assistant, lead teacher, head teacher, director, and executive director in the child care industry. Furthermore, she served as the owner of Just For Kids Early Childhood Learning Center in Smithfield, Rhode Island from September of 1997 through May of 2016. Emerging from her passion for working with her staff, Nancy began teaching in higher education in April of 2006. Over the years, Nancy has served as an adjunct as well as a full-time professor, a department chair and an associate dean.  

In 1988, Nancy received a diploma in child day care management from the former International Correspondence School (now known as Penn Foster). Nancy received her an AA in early childhood education and special education, from the Community College of Rhode Island, a BS degree in child development from Concordia University, and a MS in early childhood education administration from Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, she holds the status of Ed.D. (ABD) in early childhood education from Northcentral University and most recently earned her second MS in higher education administration and leadership from Kaplan University.

Nancy is a RI certified early childhood educator; a PA Keys certified higher education instructor and a Professional Development Specialist for the Council for Professional Recognition. In addition, over the years, Nancy has served in several volunteer leadership roles for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  Additionally, she has presented locally as well as nationally and has presented at KDP, NAEYC, and ACEI.


Kaplan University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Master of Science, 2017
Higher Education Administration and Leader
2015 To 2017

Kaplan University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Graduate Certificate in I/O Psychology, 2019
Still Attending
2017 To

Northcentral University
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Doctor of Education Candidate
Early Childhood Education
2007 To 2014

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Master of Science, 2004
Early Childhood Education Administration
2002 To 2004

Concordia University
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Bachelor of Arts, 2002
Child Development
2000 To 2002

Community College of Rhode Island
Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States
Associate of Arts, 1991
Special Education and Early Childhood Education
1984 To 1991

Job History

Purdue University - Global (Formerly Kaplan University)
Adjunct Professor
May 2007 - present

Ashford University
Associate Faculty
August 2018 - present

Penn Foster
Associate Dean
Scranton, PA, United States
January 2018 - May 2019

Penn Foster
Department Chair of Early Chilhdood and General Education
Scranton, PA, United States
September 2013 - January 2018

Just For Kids Early Childhood Learning Center
Owner and Administrator
Smithfield, RI, United States
May 1989 - May 2016