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Jill Griffin

Michigan Department of Education
Education Consultant

Dr. Griffin’s current work includes work with schools to close the achievement gap through the statewide African American Student Initiative (AASI).  The work through the AASI includes providing cultural proficiency leadership, training, and networking opportunities.  Much of her work is focused on providing equitable and accessible learning opportunities for each-and-every student in Michigan.  In addition, Jill supports the statewide mathematics initiatives focused on student supports, educator resources and networking, and increased outcomes for students in preK-20.


Jill received a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education from Eastern Michigan University, Masters of Educational Leadership from Lamar University.  She also received her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lamar University where her research dissertation focused on the school principals’ self-perceptions of growth in the essential elements of cultural proficiency.