Holly Ehle

Assistant Professor of Education


Joined the Huntington University faculty in 2023.

Holly Ehle joined Huntington University in June of 2023 as an assistant professor of education. She currently teaches multiple “science of reading” aligned reading and literacy courses for elementary education majors, Methods for Exceptional Learners, Science Methods & Materials, and supervises students during their practicum experiences.


Holly previously served as an elementary teacher and reading specialist in both public and private Christian school settings. In 2013, she was honored as the Arthur Amp Lutheran Teacher of the Year by the National Lutheran Education Association. Holly is a board member of the Indiana Chapter of the Reading League and is a member of the National Reading League’s Educator Preparation Program Community of Practice. Additional professional service includes grant writing, being involved in reading research related to the science of reading and serving as a presenter at various educational conferences.


Holly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a Kindergarten Endorsement from Purdue University, a Master of Science in Elementary Education and Early Literacy from Indiana University, a Lutheran Theology Colloquy Degree from Concordia University Chicago, Certifications in Early Education Leadership and Cognitive Neuroscience from Harvard University, and is currently in the final stages of completing her Ph.D. in Reading, Language, & Literacy from Concordia University Chicago. Her dissertation work focuses on the academic preparation of reading teachers in regard to implementing evidence-based, science of reading aligned instruction in the classroom. 


Holly currently resides in the country, outside of New Haven with her husband, Troy, and her children, Hunter, Lexi, and Colton. Holly and her family have dozens of fun family traditions they enjoy doing together and always enjoy random travel adventures!