Mrs. Holly Badke is a long-time Bulldog! Mrs. Badke graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Secondary Education and History. After moving to Arizona, she completed the Post Baccalaureate program at Arizona State University for Special Education with an emphasis in Learning Disabilities. Her love of teaching reading and math, led her to obtain her Certified Academic Language Therapist credentials through Arizona Multisensory Training Institute and ALTA. Along with her Arizona State Special Education license, she is credentialed through the International Dyslexia Association’s Center for Effective Reading Instruction as a Reading Therapist. Mrs. Badke teaches Reading Therapy to Upper School students who are developing or continuing to develop their reading skills. Mrs. Badke reaches those students who are afraid of reading. She is committed to giving them the proficiency needed for academics and life-skills.
When not reading with her students, she loves traveling with her family and friends, watching her son compete in wrestling, walking the dogs, and mountain biking in Colorado.