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2825 Klondike Ln

Louisville, KY 40218

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The child has one intuitive aim: self development

Holly Gladsden

Holly Gladsden

A graduate of Green County High School, Holly Gladsden received a BA in English with a concentration in literature and a minor in religious studies from Western Kentucky University, completed post-graduate training in teacher education from Rollins College, and earned a Master’s degree in curriculum and assessment from Cumberland University. Holly has worked with middle school, high school, college and adult students in a variety of learning situations. In her spare time, Holly enjoys reading, gardening, watching UK basketball, traveling and attending U2 concerts.

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"My hope for my students is that they will understand the importance and power of the written word."

Q & A with Mrs. Gladsden

 

Highlight of the year:

Romeo and Juliet performances.

Passion:

Watching students develop their ability to think critically.

Philosophy:

Higher order thinking.

Favorite part of teaching:

Learning with the students.

Favorite teaching memory:

The sense of community.

Favorite thing about St. Martha:

My hope is that they will understand the importance and power of the written word.

My hope for my students:

My hope for my students is that each of them knows how much I love them, and I want the best for each of them.

Fun fact:

I love to read, travel, garden and attend U2 concerts.

20+

Years Teaching

2016

Joined Saint Martha

Master's in Curriculum and Assessment, Cumberland University

New Hampshire English Teacher of the Year

My Recent Posts

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St. Martha Alum Honored by CEF

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12

Superlative Achievements!

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Great Prep for High School

“The community and fellowship are amazing. My boys have made friendships and bonds they will treasure. Their educational experience has been wonderful and will help them with their transition to high school!”

– Maranda White

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2016-03-14T15:19:08+00:00

– Maranda White

“The community and fellowship are amazing. My boys have made friendships and bonds they will treasure. Their educational experience has been wonderful and will help them with their transition to high school!” Related

Family is the Best Word

"The teachers are really vested in the kids long after they leave their classes. Family is the best word to describe St. Martha and prepared is the best word to describe my son after his time there.”

Amy Landrum

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2016-03-14T15:19:18+00:00

Amy Landrum

“The teachers are really vested in the kids long after they leave their classes. Family is the best word to describe St. Martha and prepared is the best word to describe my son after his time there.” Related

Warm & Inviting

“My children attend this school and love it!  The community is warm & inviting, the school staff genuinely care about my children's whole well-being. I highly recommend this school.”

– Kari Ogle

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:33:19+00:00

– Kari Ogle

“My children attend this school and love it!  The community is warm & inviting, the school staff genuinely care about my children’s whole well-being. I highly recommend this school.” Related

Being a Part of a Family

“When choosing a parish for my family, I was looking for a community that would fulfill our spiritual, educational, and social needs. St. Martha Church and School has been that for over 23 years now."

– Dana Bale

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:39:56+00:00

– Dana Bale

“When choosing a parish for my family, I was looking for a community that would fulfill our spiritual, educational, and social needs. St. Martha Church and School has been that for over 23 years now.” Related

Top-Notch Academics

“Top-notch academics, athletics, students and parents. You won't find a better school!

– Katherine A. McCurry

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:42:19+00:00

– Katherine A. McCurry

“Top-notch academics, athletics, students and parents. You won’t find a better school! Related

It’s a Blast

“Softball leagues here are a blast. Best fish in town!”

– Kathleen Smith

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T08:43:41+00:00

– Kathleen Smith

“Softball leagues here are a blast. Best fish in town!” Related

You Can’t Beat the People

"My husband and I toured several parish schools in Louisville, and St. Martha stood out for its incredibly friendly staff and supporting culture. We felt the magic immediately."

– Lauren Micka Thomas

Mrs. Brennan Ebersold
5.0
2017-01-15T17:10:14+00:00

– Lauren Micka Thomas

“My husband and I toured several parish schools in Louisville, and St. Martha stood out for its incredibly friendly staff and supporting culture. We felt the magic immediately.” Related
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