Tori Hollas

Tori Hollas is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at Sam Houston State University in Texas, where she teaches graduate courses in the 4+1 TEACH program. To date, Dr. Hollas’s research has focused on novice teacher induction, pre-service and in-service teacher preparation, and the evaluation of teacher candidates. Additional research has focused on the relationship between high-quality feedback and its link to student performance, value-added measures of teacher effectiveness, and the technical properties of several different gauges of teaching quality, including their ability to predict student outcomes.


Nurturing the Writer Within: Empowering Preservice Mathematics Teachers With Fiction and Nonfiction Picture Books
Benita R. Brooks, Tori Hollas, Jaime Coyne. © 2024. 16 pages.
Disciplinary literacy moves teachers away from teaching general reading and writing strategies to asking them what they can do to help their students learn in the unique ways...
Using Digital Technologies to Remotely Observe and Mentor Teachers: Lessons From the Field and Policy Implications
Tori Hollas, Mae Lane, Jaime Coyne, Christina Ellis. © 2022. 17 pages.
Using digital technologies to remotely observe and mentor teachers is a relatively new practice. Thus, many states, schools, and districts do not have policies in place that...