About the Principal
Phone: (601) 371-4342
Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Jamaka Holman
Dr. Jamaka Holman will serve as principal of Marshall Elementary School for the 2023-2024 school year. She brings 16 years of educational experience to this new role. Her educational experience began at Van Winkle Elementary School as a Montessori assistant teacher and certified teacher. She served as an instructional interventionist at Oak Forest Elementary and Timberlawn Elementary. Dr. Holman also served as an assistant principal at Walton Elementary and Johnson Elementary.
Dr. Holman graduated from Jackson State University earning her bachelor's and Master's of Science Degrees in elementary education. She later returned to JSU to earn a Doctorate Degree in educational leadership and supervision. Dr. Holman has received instructional leadership training from the National Institute for School Leadership and Millsap’s Principal Institute.
Dr. Holman believes in building strong relationships with teachers, parents, and community members to ensure the best educational experience for all of our JPS students.