ACHS Staff

Dr. Lori Holdren, BS, MA, PhD

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Dean of General Education

Undergraduate courses taught: MTH 101, MTH 201

Lori enjoys showing students the relevance of mathematics in their lives. She has been teaching at ACHS since 2018 and became the General Education Program Chair in July 2019. She loves being part of the ACHS family!

Lori earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction in Mathematics Education from the University of South Florida at Tampa, her MA in Mathematics from the University of Arizona in Tucson, and her BS in Mathematics from Stockton University in Galloway, NJ. She brings with her over thirty years teaching mathematics in higher education and over twelve years in teaching online. Lori previously served as a professor of mathematics at both the State College of Florida and Florida Gateway College. She brings with her experience in course coordination, curriculum assessment and evaluation, program planning and review, leadership, and accreditation. She strives to help students have the best general education experience possible.

Over the years Lori has attended and presented at local and national mathematics education conferences and reviewed textbooks for various publishers. Learning about current trends in teaching mathematics and implementing them in her classroom has always played an important role in her teaching. She enjoys working with students and showing them that math can be fun. Lori lives in Silverton, OR with her partner, Gary, two Labrador Retrievers, and an English Springer Spaniel. In her spare time, she enjoys training and competing in dog agility. She also has fun judging dog agility trials several times a year around the country.