Holding a Doctorate in Education from The University of West Georgia, a Master’s in Education from Georgia State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Bentley University, it comes as no surprise that Chantrise has authored numerous books and other educational products. In addition to TeachStayLove: A Reflective Journal to Help You Stay in the Profession You Love and Shoes Without Feet: A Journey of Strength, Hope, Obstacles, Encouragement, and Success, Noah Had an Ark. You Need a R.A.F.T.: Resilience and Flexible Thinking she is currently working on her fourth book, The Resilience Reset: The 7 Principles You Need to Take Back Your Life which is sure to catapult readers to new levels in business, ministry, and life in general.
Whether she’s selling cars or radio advertising (and yes, she’s done both), or working with students, entrepreneurs, or educators, her love for education and knowledge rings loud and true from the moment she enters the room. Her future endeavors include developing a curriculum for non-traditional students based on her third book and using her growing platform to be a vocal advocate for people with disabilities and champion for all things diversity and inclusion.
Finally, Dr. Holliman is the proud wife of Rev. CJ Holliman, Pastor of New Grant Chapel AME Church in East Point, GA, the biggest cheerleader for her 24-year-old daughter Astede Jahannes and the “Bonus Mom” to Kaleb, Hannah, and Chris (RIH). She is also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW).