Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Emily Holthaus is the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction where she manages all teaching and learning systems across our three direct operated campuses.
Emily is a results-driven educator with a laser focus on strong support systems for teachers and students. With experience teaching, coaching, and in leadership across a number of schools in Chicago, she has served as a teacher, instructional coach, and administrator. As both a teacher and a leader, Emily has produced top tier academic results for students.
Prior to joining the CICS team, Emily has worked as the Director of Instruction for CICS Lloyd Bond and innovated data-driven coaching and support systems that have led to positive gains in academic growth and school culture. She has an unwavering belief in the capabilities of all students and is driven by a deep passion for proving what is possible in education.