Holladay Principal
Shakenya Humphries Gholson
Shakenya Humphries
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Born in Tucson and raised in Washington, D.C., Shakenya Humphries-Gholson is a dedicated educator committed to equity and inclusion. With dual master's degrees—one in Curriculum, Instruction, and Social Change from Trinity Washington University and the other in Education Leadership from the University of Notre Dame—she transitioned her role from a lead teacher to an instructional coach and eventually a principal. Shakenya focuses on fostering nurturing environments for children to thrive holistically, cultivating values and skills essential for future success. Her roots in Tucson and her diverse experiences in urban, parochial, and charter education remain the undercurrent for her unwavering dedication Holladay Fine Arts Magnet Elementary community.