Holly Parker brings a broad range of experience and perspective to her work at UNE. An educator for more than 18 years, Holly has developed and delivered curriculum in traditional, experiential and digital classroom settings. Holly served for more than 12 years as a consultant for Discovery Education, creating curriculum for school systems from St. Croix, USVI, to Kenai, Alaska, helping teachers leverage digital assets, create flipped classrooms and meet state and federal standards. An area of significant interest for Parker is collaborating with industry, educational institutions and nonprofits to deliver integrated, transformational learning opportunities to the underserved in Northern New England. A lifelong mariner, she is also passionate about maritime and ocean issues impacting Maine and beyond.
Parker is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, where she focused her studies on successfully addressing learning challenges in the integrated classroom.