Meet Your Teacher, Emily Holt

Emily Holt

Emily Holt

Name: Emily Holt

Grade/Subject at what school: Math teacher, Westfield High School

Number of years teaching: 24

Background/Schooling (college & high school): Ben Davis High School, Indianapolis; B.S. Mathematics Education 5-12 grades, Purdue University, West Lafayette; M.A. Secondary Education, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Administration K-12 Certification, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Why did you become a teacher? My high school math teacher, Mr. King, told me since I thoroughly enjoy talking and I love working math problems that I must become a math teacher.

What goals do you have for your students? My goal has always been for my students to really enjoy being in my class and also learn math at the same time.

What do you encourage parents to do at home to help their children strengthen particular skills? For parents to utilize my Moodle page. It is the best tool for keeping track of their son/daughter’s learning.

What is your favorite movie? “Overboard” with Goldie Hawn

Who is your favorite musician or band? Jon Bon Jovi

What’s something your students might not know about you? I love to cook. I have written and published a cookbook.