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Mr. Leroy McClure Sr.

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Chief Executive Officer

FOCUS Academies
Phone: (214) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: DALLAS, Texas, United States
Focus Learning Academy
2524 West Ledbetter Drive
Dallas, Texas 75233
United States

Company Description: Based in Dallas, Texas, FOCUS Learning Academy provides a positive educational environment that enhances self-esteem, welcomes unique learning styles and individual...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • bachelor's of science degree
16 Total References
Web References
Administration, 17 June 2011 [cached]
Leroy McClure, CALT CEO & Superintendent
Mission, 8 April 2007 [cached]
Leroy McClure, Sr.
Mr. McClure's discerning insight revealed to him years previous that reading is the gateway to all other knowledge.He became an avid reader in school after he read countless stories about sports stars, mixing his love of athletics with classroom learning.
As a high school honor graduate, he was also an All-State basketball player in Conway, Arkansas.Moving to Dallas to take classes at RichlandJunior College, he again received special academic honors.He later graduated from MayvilleStateUniversity in North Dakota with a bachelor's of science degree.
Concerned with the high illiteracy and drop out rate of African-Americans, and the experience of watching his brother struggle through school because of Dyslexia.Today, Mr. McClure is the only African-American male in the state of Texas and the United States to hold certification as an academic Language Therapist.In 1993, Mr. McClure created a 501 © 3 non-profit organization focused on children with "learning differences" including Dyslexia, attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and those "at risk" because they can't read due to other language-based problems.
BAEO | Board of Directors, 16 Feb 2013 [cached]
Leroy McClure
Leroy McClure
Leroy McClure | ..., 15 Sept 2012 [cached]
Leroy McClure | Bio BAEO | Black Alliance for Educational Options
Leroy McClure
Leroy McClure
Leroy McClure is founder, chief executive officer and superintendent of FOCUS Learning Academies, based in Dallas, Texas. McClure is the first Black male in the United States to achieve certification as an academic language therapist. He has used his experience and skills to design the FOCUS educational program and curriculum to serve all students, including those with special needs, and help them reach levels of recognized performance. In 2003, FOCUS Learning Academy was profiled by the Texas Center for Educational Research (TCER) as an example of a high-performing Texas Open-Enrollment Charter School. McClure is a graduate of Mayville State University in North Dakota.
Dallas Charter Schools, 17 June 2011 [cached]
If you would like to know more about ways in which your time, expertise, funding, or other resources can help grow the reach and impact of FOCUS Learning Academy please call Mr. Leroy McClure, CEO & Superintendent at 214-467-7751 or email us at .
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