Rachel Holmes

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Title: 
Faculty Chair 40
 Phone: 623.935.8407
 Location: MAR 111
Tuesday:
11:15 am-1:15 am
Wednesday:
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Thursday:
11:15 pm-1:15 pm
Office Hours Additional Information 
Office Location- Mariposa Hall Room 111 (623)935-8407 T/Th in MAR111 and WestMec Campus T or W of each week from 5p-7pm WESTMEC Campus office hours A214 by appointment only

Rachel.Holmes

Education 
Master of Elementary Education
Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Arts in Education
Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning with an emphasis in Organizational Psychology
Aspen University
Biography 

Dr. Rachel Holmes currently serves as the Occupational Program Director of the Teacher Education Institute at Estrella Mountain Community College, Division Chair for Occupational Education, Interim Occupational Program Director for Energy/Manufacturing, and is an 11th year Residential Faculty member. Dr. Holmes also serves as the Chair of the Education Instructional  Council.

She has earned the degree Doctor in Education: Leadership and Learning with an emphasis in Organizational Psychology. She also holds a Master of Elementary Education degree from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Arizona State University West. In addition, she holds a Principal's Certificate and is certified in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, TEFL, and Secondary English. Rachel has endorsements in both ESL and K-12 Reading. Her previous experience includes serving as Coordinator for iTeachAZ at Arizona State University. Rachel Holmes has taught both online and ground graduate-level Education and ESL courses at Grand Canyon University for over 10 years. She also taught in the K-12 classroom for 10 years. 

 

 

 

College Service 
2012-present, Co-sponsor of the Future Teachers' Club
2012-2018, Member of the Center for Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee
2014, United Way Campaign Committee
2013-present, Faculty Staffing Committee
2012-2018, All USA Scholarship Committee
2017- present PAR Committee Member 2018 and Faculty Mentor
2019-2020 Member of SAC Committee
2020-present Leadership Council
Fall 2020-present Academic Solutions Team
2020-present Senator- Faculty Senate
United Way Tri-Chair 2020 and 2021
May 2023- present - Chair of the Education Instructional Council
United Way Committee Member 2023
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Committee Member 2023-2024
District Service 
Education Instructional Council Member 2013-present
Early Childhood Instructional Council Member, 2017-present
Maricopa Priorities Committee Member 2014
Chair Early Childhood Instructional Council Fall 2021-Spring 2022
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
EDU221 View class details for Introduction to Education (EDU221)Introduction to Education SPR24 TR 10:00am - 11:15am
JAN 16 - MAY 10
EDU230 View class details for Cultural Diversity In Education (EDU230)Cultural Diversity In Education SPR24 JAN 16 - MAR 8
EDU291 View class details for Children's Literature (EDU291)Children's Literature SPR24 JAN 16 - MAR 8
EDU292 View class details for The Art of Storytelling (EDU292)The Art of Storytelling SPR24 JAN 16 - MAR 8
EDU230 View class details for Cultural Diversity In Education (EDU230)Cultural Diversity In Education SUM24 MAY 28 - JUL 18
EDU292 View class details for The Art of Storytelling (EDU292)The Art of Storytelling SUM24 MAY 28 - JUL 18
EDU221 View class details for Introduction to Education (EDU221)Introduction to Education FAL24 TR 10:00am - 11:15am
AUG 20 - DEC 13
EDU230 View class details for Cultural Diversity In Education (EDU230)Cultural Diversity In Education FAL24 TR 8:30am - 9:45am
AUG 20 - OCT 11
EDU236 View class details for Classroom Relationships (EDU236)Classroom Relationships FAL24 OCT 21 - DEC 13
EDU291 View class details for Children's Literature (EDU291)Children's Literature FAL24 AUG 19 - OCT 11
EDU291 View class details for Children's Literature (EDU291)Children's Literature FAL24 OCT 21 - DEC 13
EDU292 View class details for The Art of Storytelling (EDU292)The Art of Storytelling FAL24 AUG 19 - OCT 11

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