Dr. Keyisha Holmes

Dr. Keyisha Holmes is the Director of Community Engagement & Extended Learning here in Riverside Unified. In this position, she primarily oversees Early Childhood Education (Preschool and Head start), Family Engagement, Summer School, Cultural Competence & Equity, After School Programs, District level Parent Advisory, Charter Authorization, and Athletics.” Dr. Holmes has been a classroom teacher and principal, with over 16 years in public school education. She also has experience at the secondary level as an adjunct faculty in the School of Education. The work she administers as a Director can be characterized as bringing a focus on closing “access” and “results” gaps, hence the work of equity.” The principles that guide her work are empathy, connectedness, and integrity.