Dr. Carrie Holmberg

September 25, 2017

Dr. Holmberg taught at a Title I comprehensive high school in Silicon Valley for nearly a decade and has extensive experience mentoring new teachers. A member of one of the first cohorts of National Board Certified Teachers and a Bay Area Writing Project teacher consultant, Carrie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Stanford University and a Master of Arts in education from the Stanford Teacher Education Program. In addition to instructing and supervising teacher candidates, co-authoring articles and writing a book, Carrie earned her doctorate at San José State University’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program in 2017.

Dr. Holmberg is currently an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Teacher Education at the Lurie College of Education at San José State University. Her scholarship has appeared in California English, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, Phi Delta Kappan, The Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education and The English Journal. She co-authored Mastering Formative Assessment Moves: 7 High Leverage Practices to Advance Student Learning (ASCD, 2017) and Feedback for Continuous Improvement in the Classroom: New Perspectives,  Practices, and Possibilities (Corwin, 2023) with Brent Duckor.

Carrie is committed to researching, developing, and celebrating elementary and secondary educators’ knowledge, skills, and professionalism. She is an enthusiastic ambassador for teachers, instructional coaches, and school staff charged with making schools and classrooms places for deeper learning that also inspire and spark the passion for life-long learning.

She lives in Silicon Valley with her family.