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Ms. Kathy Holladay, HolladayK@district279.org


Where did you go to school and what is your previous job experience?

Norwood High School (suburb of Boston) Bethel College: Bachelor of Science in Math and Psychology U of Wisconsin River Falls: Masters in counseling I worked for Northwest Airlines very briefly

When did you begin working at Park Center?

1982: I taught Math here for 10 years and have been a counselor for 14 years

What is your teaching philosophy?

Any student can learn if they truly want to. A big part of my job is to help them believe in themselves, believe they can. Another part is to show them how they can.

Why did you choose your profession?

I love working with people, especially young people. I had the opportunity to substitute in Osseo, Roseville and Robbinsdale and I fell in love with Park Center. When a position became available in the math department, it just seemed meant to be! I am honored to be part of such a caring, competent staff and such a richly diverse community

What is your favorite quote?

You must be the change you want to see (Ghandi)

In what room(s) can you commonly be found?

The counseling office

Additional Comments(hobbies)?

I love the outdoors (hiking, biking, skiing), traveling, racquetball