Rachel J. Holmes

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Title: 
Education Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8407
 Location: MAR 118
Office Hours Additional Information 
Office Location- Mariposa Hall Room 111 (623)935-8407 Virtual Office Hours to be held anytime M-Th 10am-5pm upon student request. Email for a Zoom appointment.

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 Director of the Teacher Education Institute  at Estrella Mountain Community College and is a 9th year Residential Faculty member. Dr. Holmes also serves as the EMCC Service Learning Faculty Coordinator and strives to lead the effort in integrating community service into the curriculum campus-wide to greatly enhance student learning and to positively impact the community as a whole.

She holds a Doctor in Education: Leadership and Learning with an emphasis in Organizational Psychology degree, 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 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
PAR Committee Member 2018 and Faculty Mentor 2017- present
Member of EMCC Leadership Team 2020
Member of SAAC Committee 2020
District Service 
2013-present, District Education Instructional Council Member
-present, District Early Childhood Instructional Council Member
2014, Maricopa Priorities Committee Member
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
EDU221 View class details for Introduction to Education (EDU221)Introduction to Education FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
EDU230 View class details for Cultural Diversity In Education (EDU230)Cultural Diversity In Education FAL20 AUG 24 - OCT 16
EDU291 View class details for Children's Literature (EDU291)Children's Literature FAL20 AUG 24 - OCT 16
EDU292 View class details for The Art of Storytelling (EDU292)The Art of Storytelling FAL20 AUG 24 - OCT 16
EDU221 View class details for Introduction to Education (EDU221)Introduction to Education SPR21 JAN 19 - MAY 14
EDU230 View class details for Cultural Diversity In Education (EDU230)Cultural Diversity In Education SPR21 JAN 19 - MAR 12
EDU291 View class details for Children's Literature (EDU291)Children's Literature SPR21 JAN 19 - MAR 12
EDU292 View class details for The Art of Storytelling (EDU292)The Art of Storytelling SPR21 MAR 22 - MAY 14