Anthony Holland Named New Central Principal
Mr. Anthony Holland will be serving as the new principal of Central High School. Many Central students and staff already know Mr. Holland from his role as assistant principal. He is a proud, third-generation KCPS graduate.
Mr. Holland was born in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduating from the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, he earned his first — and favorite! — degree from Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley. He also holds a bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Graceland University and a Master’s of Science in School Leadership from Baker University. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in Educational Leadership at Baker. Mr. Holland is a career educator with 18 years of experience who has taught students at every level from pre-K to high school. He has worked as an ISS Supervisor, Recovery Room/Behavior Interventionist, reading coach, classroom teacher, PBIS team leader, baseball coach and assistant principal. For Mr. Holland, it is a privilege to serve in the neighborhoods where he grew up. He and his wife, Anya, a music teacher in Liberty, have four children: Alana, Alivia, Anthony III and Chamberlain.