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Dr. Terry Holliday

Board Member

Dr. Terry Holliday is the board chairman of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Prior to his role with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Terry served as the fifth commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education. During his time at the Department, he was also named to the board of directors for the Council of Chief State School Officers. Prior to serving as the commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education, Terry served as superintendent of the Iredell-Statesville School District, in North Carolina. Terry has held many positions in school systems since 1972, including director of accountability, and school principal. He has also served on numerous committees and boards, including the Governor’s Task Force for Transforming Education in Kentucky. Terry earned a bachelor’s degree from Furman University, a master’s degree and education specialist degree from Winthrop University, and a doctorate from the University of South Carolina. A native of Belton, South Carolina, Terry and his wife Denise are the parents of two children.