Holly Hullinger-Sirken

Holly Hullinger-Sirken

Assistant Teaching Professor of Elementary Education

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 305

About Holly Hullinger-Sirken

Holly Hullinger-Sirken is a Ball State cardinal through and through. She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Master of Arts in School Psychology, and Doctor of Philosophy in Elementary Education with a specialization in Reading, all from Ball State University. Holly is particularly interested in assessment as it relates to reading instruction. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children.

Professional Experience



Ph.D., Elementary Education with a specialization in Reading

Ball State University

M.A., School Psychology

Ball State University

B.S., Elementary Education with a concentration in Kindergarten/Primary

Ball State University

Research and Publications

  • Hullinger-Sirken, H.J., & Staley, L. (2016). Preschool through grade 3. Understanding writing development: Catie’s continuum. Young Children Journal, 71(5).

Areas of Expertise


Early Childhood/Elementary Reading Instruction

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Discipline and Class 626 810 0000 - 0000
Effective Use of Tec 660 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Teaching of Reading 610 810 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Early Literacy Devel 615 810 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE