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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

KERRY P HOLMES

TEACHER EDUCATION
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
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318 GUYTON
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7586
Joined UM: 08/15/2000

Brief Bio

Kerry P. Holmes is Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Holmes received her Ed.D. from The University of Mississippi in 2000. Prior to teaching at the university, Dr. Holmes taught elementary school for seven years. Dr. Holmes works with teachers through The University of Mississippi Writing Institute. She has published numerous papers on reading and writing for children in grades K-12, and a book on ways to engage reluctant readers through foreign films with English subtitles. She has developed a lesson planning hierarchy for the selection of materials that is used by elementary education teacher candidates. Dr. Holmes is a program reviewer for NCATE/ACEI and is a member of the International Reading Association and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Dr. Holmes teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in language arts, reading, and effective teaching practices.

Degrees

BA
EDUCATION
SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY/SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (1964)
MED
EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1992)
EDD
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2000)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Curr. & Inst - Revision of Portfolios
Other Kind of Committee
Education - Strategic Planning Committee
Ad Hoc Committee
SOE-Laboratory School Task Force
Task Force
Sch of Educ - Strategic Planning
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

School of Education Researcher of the Year
2004