About Holmes Academic Services, LLC

Holmes Academic Services, LLC is a consulting firm based in New Orleans, LA, specializing in supporting K-12 school leaders. With a focus on one-on-one mentoring, coaching, and customized services, we aim to provide the guidance and expertise needed to navigate the challenges of educational leadership. We are committed to helping school leaders thrive and create positive change in their schools.

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person holding pencil near laptop computer

Janine Holmes, PhD Founder/CEO

Holmes Academic Services, LLC is owned and operated by Janine Holmes, PhD. Dr. Holmes is a certified educator with teaching and school leadership credentials from the Louisiana Department of Education. She held roles as a teacher, dean of students, assistant principal, and principal for nearly 30 years at K-12 schools in the Greater New Orleans region. Dr. Holmes joined charter schools in Orleans and Jefferson parishes serving in various roles including school turnaround specialist, director of student services, and academic coach. These positions fueled her desire to support school administrators as they faced the challenges of leading schools.

Reflecting on her valued relationships with mentors and mentees, Dr. Holmes found that her passion is centered on reducing school leader attrition that negatively impacts students, especially in underserved communities. With her rich educational background along with expertise in varied areas, Dr. Holmes can provide applicable and proven strategies for school leaders.


”Dr. Holmes is one of the most competent and ambitious leaders I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. She has an amazing capacity for taking challenges head on."

Carla Short, Teacher, Gretna

”Dr. Holmes was responsible for organizing professional learning communities within the school and training Lead Teachers to assist colleagues with student data analysis and implementation of instructional best practices.”

Theresa Henderson, Principal (Retired), New Orleans

”Dr. Holmes instilled in me the importance and seriousness of my responsibilities as a coordinator of student services. Her skills and experience allow her to support each student efficiently and effectively with one goal in mind--to close achievement gaps and ensure all students are successful.”

Latrice Tulensa, MTSS/RTI/504 Coordinator, Terrytown

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a book and a book with a pencil and pencils

Our Principles

We believe in tailoring our services to meet the unique needs of each school leader, providing personalized guidance and support.

Continuous Growth

Collaborative Partnership

Individualized Approach

We foster a collaborative partnership with school leaders, working together to develop effective strategies and solutions for academic success.

We are committed to continuous growth and improvement, staying up-to-date with the latest research and best practices in education.