"We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jamie Holley is the school leader at KIPP Austin Vista Middle School and KIPP Austin Academy of Arts & Letters. Prior to serving in the role of school leader, she was an assistant principal for four years and a 5th-grade teacher for five years. During her five years of teaching, she served as the grade level chair for two years. She first joined the Arts & Letters team in 2009 as a founding teacher when the school welcomed its first class of students.
Before joining KIPP Austin Academy of Arts & Letters, Ms. Holley lived overseas teaching English to college students in Asia. Jamie received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University. Jamie enjoys spending time with her dog Lizzie, watching A&M football, reading great books, and connecting with family and friends. She is a proud native Austinite and enjoys exploring her hometown.