Welcome to the 2016-17 school year! My name is Ms. Sharon Holland. I have been teaching first grade at Palos West since the fall of 1994. I have 25 years of teaching experience. I have taught in District 118 for 22 years. My first assignment in District 118 was teaching second grade. I earned my undergraduate degree from Loyola University, and a Masters in Teaching and Leadership from St. Xavier University.