TBRC member Jade Moore dies
Jade Moore, the executive director of the Pinellas teachers union for 34 years and a member of the state Taxation and Budget Reform Commission, died this morning at Mease Dunedin Hospital after suffering a stroke Tuesday. He was 61.
Moore grew up in Pinellas County and attended Belleair Elementary and Clearwater Junior High. He graduated from Clearwater High in 1965 and received bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of South Florida.
He began his career as a Pinellas County teacher, working six years at Safety Harbor and Largo junior high schools and at Largo High before becoming director of the Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association in 1974. (more here)