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Monetia Hollie is an enthusiast for living life authentically. Caring, bubbly, and loyal are a few characteristics that she exude. She is happy to claim her native home of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Her love for teaching originated while volunteering at her grandmother's early learning center. She furthered her love for education by attending The University of Alabama.

She attained a Master of Education in Leadership from Columbus State University and researched Curriculum & Instruction, Assessment at Walden University. Mrs. Hollie served in various instructional and leadership roles in one of the nation’s largest school districts.

After countless faculty meetings, IEP meetings and coaching classroom instruction she concluded that change is most difficult in the confines of a “system”. Strides of Excellence, LLC was birthed from her passion to equip and empower families of children struggling or pursuing success in school. Therefore, its founding mission is to meet educational needs for families and children through quality tutorial services, advocacy and individualized family support programs. Monetia believes that education is a continuous journey and mankind must make decisive steps for educational success.

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