Dr. Nicole Holmes
Chief Academic Officer

Nicole currently serves as Chief Academic Officer for Cherokee County School District where she has been charged with responsibility of empowering educators to leverage knowledge and resources with innovative and effective practices to provide every student with a rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experience. Prior to being named to this position, she was the Director of School Operations, during which time she implemented procedures and processes for principals to actively engage in daily instructional practices in the classroom. Dr. Holmes has also served as an assistant principal, administrator on special assignment, and elementary school principal at one of the largest schools in Cherokee County School District. Dr. Holmes received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education from Spelman College, obtained a Master of Education degree from Brenau University, and then pursued a doctorate in Teacher Leadership from Walden University. She continues to be a lifelong learner by regularly attending national conferences as well as presenting to colleagues at local leadership association conferences.

Nicole currently serves as Chief Academic Officer for Cherokee County School District where she has been charged with responsibility of empowering educators to leverage knowledge and resources with innovative and effective practices to provide every student with a rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experience. Prior to being named to this position, she was the Director of School Operations, during which time she implemented procedures and processes for principals to actively engage in daily instructional practices in the classroom. Dr. Holmes has also served as an assistant principal, administrator on special assignment, and elementary school principal at one of the largest schools in Cherokee County School District. Dr. Holmes received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education from Spelman College, obtained a Master of Education degree from Brenau University, and then pursued a doctorate in Teacher Leadership from Walden University. She continues to be a lifelong learner by regularly attending national conferences as well as presenting to colleagues at local leadership association conferences.