Dr. Holland spent most of her professional life in education. She was on the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for 14 years and an evaluator for numerous educational technology projects including several at WGBH-TV. She has served on many boards including the University of Delaware and was an advisor for the PBS Emmy Award-winning WordGirl. Dr. Holland currently serves on the Delaware Council on Libraries, the Educational Advisory Board of the National Park Trust and is a trustee for the Lewes Historical Society and the Children’s Beach House in Lewes, DE. She holds an Ed.D. from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.
She currently spends most of her time writing for children and visiting schools.
As we celebrate Delmarva, it’s not just about the stories we focus on, but the people behind them as well. That includes the many people who write stories – particularly, children’s books. Author Dr. Ilona Holland from Rehoboth Beach, Del. recently published her first children’s book, “Buddy Bison’s Yellowstone Adventure,” with the National Park Trust and National Geographic Kids.