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Ashley Holder

 Dr. Ashley Johnson-Holder, a former elementary and secondary reading specialist, is a Professor in the Department of Elementary Education. Professor Holder currently serves as president of the Cross Creek Reading Council. The council is a professional association of educators in the Cumberland County, NC area focused on the promotion of literacy in the community. She is active in many professional organizations and conducts workshops for students that increase familiarity with reading assessments and technologies. Her instructional delivery is both web-enhanced and online to promote engagement and to meet the needs of her students. Dr. Holder's research interests include struggling learners, student engagement and motivation, digital and global literacy, comprehension, assessment, teacher preparation, and 21st-century literacies.


Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Fayetteville State University, 2016
Master of Education in Reading, Fayetteville State University, 2012
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, East Carolina University, 2009


EDUC 330 - Educational Psychology and Human Development
ELEM 471 - Internship in the Elementary School
READ 320 - Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
READ 370 - Linguistics and Reading
READ 390 - Methods and Materials of Teaching Reading
READ 316 - Corrective and Remedial Reading

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