Jill Webb Hoda
Jill Webb Hoda, has served in the field of education for over 20 years. Her experience as a classroom teacher includes teaching Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten through third grades, as well as K-2 Alternative Education, lead teacher, literacy model teacher, grade-level chair, and teacher mentor. She has been privileged to teach in Mississippi, Delaware, and Ohio. She is credited with starting a pilot, full-day kindergarten program in inner-city Wilmington, Delaware. Jill previously served as a Literacy Coach, Regional Literacy Coordinator, and currently serves as one of the Mississippi Department of Education’s Assistant State Literacy Coordinators. In her role, she provides on-going support to promote grade-level reading to teachers, administrators, literacy coaches, and professional guidance and resources to regional literacy coordinators. Her greatest strengths include empowering coaches, administrators, and teachers to increase their literacy capacity and instruction; nurturing collaborative leadership; fostering strong working relationships; promoting strategic planning and goal setting; developing innovative literacy resources; and implementing the Literacy Based Promotion Act (LBPA) through continuous state-wide professional development and district/school site visits.