Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Holmes

Carolyn Holmes

CODE teacher

(816) 316-7497


Years of teaching experience:

20 years of experience all in the HMCSD-1!


Area of expertise

gifted and talented education

cross-curricular education


Educational background

BA English from Truman State University

BS Education from UMKC

MS Gifted and Talented Education

working towards Ed.S. for Gifted/Talented Coordinator


Why I Chose Education as My Career of Choice

Education is the surest path to equity and equality. Every student deserves teachers who are passionate about education and knowledgeable about their subject!


Personal Interests

I’m a rabid reader and writer! I also enjoy gaming, both on my computer and at the table with the old-school pen and paper games. My husband and I created and published the role-playing game Cipher.