Faculty Highlights: Susan Holsonback

Susan Holsonback, Grade 3 Teacher

Q: What are your degrees?

A: University of South Florida, Elementary Education; Minor in Vocal Performance


Q: What is special about Canterbury?

A: The students and teachers - Canterbury’s students and teachers are intentional with learning and growing academically and in character.


Q: With which historical figure do you most identify?

A: I admire many historical figures but one that I would identify with is Princess Diana and her desire to help children. I also identify with her love of her children and the importance she placed in being a mother!


Q: What is your motto?

A: “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.” - Saint Augustine


Q: Look into your crystal ball. How do you see the landscape of education changing?

A: I see it becoming more virtual.  I worry about students' ability to interact socially and have true empathy for others when forced into a virtual world.


Q: What is your greatest extravagance?

A: Beauty care.


Q: Which word or phrase do you most overuse?

A: I overuse the word "okay."


Q: Which talent would you most like to have?

A: I wish I could play the guitar.


Q: Who is your hero?

A: My dad is my hero!


Q: What do you most value in your friends?

A: I value humor, honesty, and unconditional love in my friendships.