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Dr. Holly Henderson Pinter

Holly Pinter

Associate Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

School of Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3351
Office: 224A Killian Building
Pronouns: she/her


Holly Henderson Pinter, Ph.D. is an associate professor of middle grades education at Western Carolina University. My teaching and research center on developmentally responsive teaching at the middle level, the implementation of standards based mathematical teaching practices, and pre-service teacher education policy and practice. I teach methods and pedagogy courses in the elementary and middle grades department as well as serving as the Math 1 teacher and instructional liaison at the university’s laboratory school, The Catamount School. Additionally I serve as program coordinator for the middle grades education and the assistant director of the School of Teaching and Learning.


  • Ph D, University of Virginia
  • MAED, Western Carolina University
  • BS, Western Carolina University

Teaching Interests

Mathematics Education Courses focused on NCTM principles and standards;<br>Middle School Education Courses;<br>Freshman courses in education

Research Interests

Mathematics Teaching Quality<br>Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching<br>Professional Development

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