Terri Holden,  Ed.D.

Executive Director of Teaching and Learning,

Winton Woods City School District

Cincinnati, Ohio


Terri Holden is a well-rounded educator: former middle school and high school English teacher in both urban and suburban environments; former assistant professor of education; and currently a public school administrator. She served as assistant principal for five years in three school districts in Cincinnati. She served as high school principal for five years in a small Appalachian urban school district in the middle of Cincinnati. She spent six years as principal of Winton Woods High School. She is in her sixth year as Executive Director of Teaching & Learning for Winton Woods City Schools. Winton Woods is just outside the Cincinnati city limits and is highly diverse: 85% majority minority; 70% low SES; 15% students with disabilities; and 16% English Language Learners. Twenty-five different languages are spoken in the district. Dr.

Holden is committed to providing students opportunities through deeper learning, specifically project-based learning.