Julie Maxwell-Jolly

Julie Maxwell-Jolly
Education Policy and Research Professional

Julie Maxwell-Jolly is an education policy expert whose career has focused largely on English learners. She has served as a senior director of policy and programs at the California School Board Association, as senior education researcher and managing director of the Center for Applied Policy in Education (CAP-Ed) at the University of California, Davis, School of Education, and senior program officer for the Stuart Foundation. Dr. Maxwell-Jolly specializes in working to improve education outcomes for underserved and underperforming students. Maxwell-Jolly began her career as a bilingual education teacher, and she’s been an education lecturer, supervisor of student teachers, education consultant and researcher. She earned a Ph.D. in education policy from UC Davis. 

Publications by Julie Maxwell-Jolly
This paper, stemming from a PACE seminar, examines the idea of crafting opportunity to learn (OTL) standards—how the state might collect and analyze indicators of school quality that are predictive of student achievement. The idea is not new. Such…