Holland, Adam

Adam Holland

Adam Holland, Ph.D., is currently an Investigator on the FirstSchool PreK-3 Initiative at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute located at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has taught first grade, pre-kindergarten, and three year-olds with special needs but spent most of his teaching career in kindergarten. Dr. Holland’s chief interest is in children’s motivation and engagement. He has presented on these topics across the US and internationally to a variety of audiences ranging from teachers and administrators to other researchers and professors.  In his spare time, Dr. Holland enjoys sleeping and reading all the things

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FirstSchool Frank Porter GRaham Child Development Institute

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Training/TA Provider/Consultant/Faculty

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Institute of Higher Education