Edward Mooney, Jr., author and educator, was born in Massachusetts and raised in California. He lives in western Colorado. He holds the degrees of Doctor of Education, Master of Arts, and Bachelor of Science. He is licensed to teach in California, Colorado, Iowa and Montana.
Since 2014 he has served as a college professor. Edward taught high school science and social studies for years; in 2010 he was the State Teacher of the Year for California (Daughters of the American Revolution).