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Jolly Elementary


Jolly’s Mission Statement

The mission of Jolly Elementary is to form a collaborative partnership between home and school that maximizes students’ social and academic potential, preparing them to compete in a global society.

Jolly’s Vision Statement

Empowering students to achieve academic excellence by taking ownership of their learning in order to compete in a global society.

Jolly’s Goals

* To narrow the achievement gap by creating a high performance learning culture.

* To provide differentiated instruction that supports the academic needs of all learners.

* To increase rigor and academic achievement in all content areas.

Our Board Member
Dr. Michael A. Erwin
District 3 (Vice Chair)
Dr. Erwin is a U.S. Navy veteran and has been a graduate research assistant at Duke University Medical Center and the University of South Carolina. He has worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Services and is a past chair of NOAA fisheries committees researching the biological status of fish species inhabiting the northeast Atlantic Ocean. In 2008, he earned a Ph.D. in Biological Science from the University of South Carolina. He has been a member of the faculty at Georgia Gwinnett College since 2009 and teaches undergraduate students in biological science. He graduated from North Carolina Central University with a bachelor’s in Biology and a master’s in Biological Science. Erwin resides in Decatur. 
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