Jaclyn Holland

Jaclyn Holland is a French teacher and the 2019 Teacher of the Year at Estes Hills Elementary in Chapel Hill. In her nine years as an educator, she has also taught Secondary English in Baltimore, MD and English as a Foreign Language in Valence, France.

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Invest in FLES: Why we should prioritize equitable, proficiency-based elementary world language programs in public schools

It’s February, and my students and I are beginning the third unit in our elementary world languages curriculum. We call...


Why I stayed: Lessons from one teacher’s journey on beginning teacher retention

In my seven years as a teacher, I have considered leaving the profession on numerous occasions. My recent 30th birthday...