John M. Holland, Ph.D. has dedicated his career to serving the neediest and youngest school children as a National Board Certified Teacher of three- and four-year-olds in Richmond, Virginia’s toughest neighborhoods. He writes about pre-K issues on the CTQ blog “The Learning Studio” and his personal blog Emergent Learner. John is an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University specializing in teacher preparation for the 21st century. His research interests include urban education, teacher leadership, and 21st-century learning. John is a coauthor of Teaching 2030. Follow John on twitter at @jmholland.