About our Executive Director


Dr. Sharroky Hollie is a national educator who
provides professional development to thousands of
educators in the area of cultural responsiveness.
Since 2000, Dr. Hollie has trained over 150,000
educators and worked in nearly 2000 classrooms.
Going back 25 years, he has been a classroom
teacher at the middle and high school levels, a
central office professional development coordinator
in Los Angeles Unified School District, a school
founder and administrator, and university professor
in teacher education at the Cal State University.
Sharroky has also been a visiting professor for Webster University in St. Louis and a guest lecturer at Stanford and UCLA.

In addition to his experience in education, he has authored several texts and journal articles. Most recently, he wrote Strategies for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (2015) and contributed a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of African American Language (2015). Dr. Hollie's first book, Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning: Classroom Practices for Student Success was published in 2011, followed soon thereafter by The Skill to Lead, The Will to Teach, cowritten with Dr. Anthony Muhammad. Also, Dr. Hollie has been a contributing author with Pearson publishing in the Cornerstone and Keystone textbook series (2009), Prentice Hall Anthology (2012), and iLit e-series (2014). In 2003, he and two colleagues founded the Culture and Language Academy of Success, a laboratory school that demonstrated the principles of cultural responsiveness in an exemplary school wide model, which operated until 2013.


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