Dr. Hollingsworth earned her Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Liberty University, her Master of Arts from the University of Phoenix, and Bachelor of Arts from Luther College. She completed her Reading Teacher license through Viterbo and her English as a Second Language license through Mesa Community College.
Dr. Hollingsworth taught at the elementary level for six years in Mesa, Arizona and Verona, WI and has spent over ten years preparing future teachers. She is passionate about teacher training and the teaching of literacy skills. Dr. Hollingsworth is an executive board member for the Hidden Valley Reading Association, and a member of the Wisconsin State Reading Association and International Literacy Association. She is also a member of the National Association for Professional Development Schools and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.