Education Questions To Be Answered

by Ronald W. Holmes



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/14/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781463452759
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781463452742
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781463452735

About the Book

In a time of an uncertain economy, this book provides solutions for improving America’s schools through federal funding, programs, services, community partnerships, accreditation and leadership standards. The book can be very helpful to school stakeholders such as parents, teachers, principals and district administrators since the topics focus on the K-12 environments. With a plethora of references to support numerous suggestions, discrepancies and issues, this book can be useful to graduate students, professors, researchers, university administrators and education state agencies. While America’s schools are faced with numerous challenges in today’s society such as the lack of family stability and parental involvement, this book also provides a roadmap for successful and struggling schools in the U.S.

About the Author

Ronald W. Holmes is Vice President and Education Editor of Live Communications, Inc. (Capital Outlook Newspaper and WTAL 1450 AM) and National Superintendent of Education for National Save the Family Now Movement, Inc. He earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, a ME.D. in Educational Administration & Supervision and a B.S. in Business Education from Florida A&M University. He also earned a ME.D. in Business Education from Bowling State University. He has a proven success record working as an educational leader from the elementary to the collegiate level. Before joining Live Communications, Dr. Holmes held numerous positions in the educational arena. Those positions include superintendent of Florida A&M University’s Developmental Research School, assistant principal with Fulton and Gwinnett County Schools; teacher, Department Head, & Coach at Leon County Schools; Business Instructor & Consultant at Florida A&M University; Test Developer & Test Preparation Instructor at Edward Waters College; Residence Life Director at Bowling Green State University; and Assistant Director of Financial Aid & Business Instructor with Dallas County Community College District. As an Instructional Leader, Ronald Holmes has trained stakeholders for developing SACS reports and preparing them for SACS reviews. His contribution led to Fulton County Schools becoming the first school district in the United States to receive National Certification at the district level. At all grade levels including college, Ronald Holmes successfully developed test-taking skills programs for students taking standardized tests and received noteworthy recognition from school systems and news media. He is most proud of his church volunteer work where he developed a program to prepared students for passing the science portion of the Georgia High School Graduation Test and attaining a 95% passing rate. As an organizational leader, Ronald Holmes successfully organized innovative programs such as Freshman Academy and State Pay For Performance Plan. Dr. Holmes is adept at building partnership with faculty, parents and business leaders. In all of these programs, Ronald Holmes’ work has been exceptional through the support and dedication of numerous stakeholders. Ronald is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and is married to Constance Coleman Holmes. He thoroughly enjoys working with students and delights in seeing his students excel academically and professionally. He is an avid jogger and enjoys competitive races and being a side line coach for track and field.