Sarah Ann McConnell, Assistant Principal
Sarah Ann received her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Auburn University, master’s degree from Oglethorpe University and Educational Leadership Certification from the University of Georgia. She began her teaching career as a first-grade teacher at Northwestern Elementary School in Crabapple, Georgia, and then transferred to Dolvin Elementary School where she taught first and fourth grades. During her teaching career at Dolvin, she served in many leadership roles which sparked an interest to become an administrator. Her leadership experience includes serving for twelve years as a middle school assistant principal and seven years as an elementary school assistant principal. She is honored to serve the Dolvin Elementary School family in her leadership role as assistant principal and is looking forward to a great year!
Emily Davis, Curriculum Support Teacher
Emily is excited to be serving Dolvin as the Curriculum Support Teacher. This is her third year working with Dolvin families in this role. Prior to this, she has served as a high school English teacher and has taught English as a Second Language in both middle and elementary schools. She has also worked as an elementary school media specialist and an instructional coach. Emily earned her Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Georgia and her master's degree from Georgia State University. She also completed her Specialist Degree in Instructional Technology at Kennesaw State University and is currently working on her Doctoral Degree in Teacher Leadership at KSU.
Emily lives here in Alpharetta with her husband, Mike, and daughters, Ally (12) and Corinne (8). Ally is a 7th grader at Autrey Mill and a Dolvin alum; Corinne is a 3rd grader at Dolvin this year. They also have a dog, two cats, and a bearded dragon!
Emily feels fortunate to serve the community in which she lives; and she enjoys interacting with the students, parents, and teachers in this wonderful school community. Emily is looking forward to another great school year!
Meredith Ellis, Counselor
Meredith received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Mercer University and her master's degree in school counseling from the University of West Georgia. Meredith discovered her passion for social-emotional learning while working for Quantum Learning Network (QLN), a brain-based education company that hosts empowerment programs for students. She currently facilitates programs for QLN and just completed her ninth summer with this organization. Her work prior to becoming a school counselor also included providing support services for individuals experiencing mental and emotional health concerns and individuals with disabilities. This will be her third year as Dolvin's school counselor, and she is so grateful to be serving the students and families in this community. Meredith is thrilled to be starting another year on this team and with these students!
Kristal Madgett, Instructional Support Teacher
Kristal Madgett is
the Instructional Support Teacher at Dolvin, where she leads the Special
Education Department including supporting teachers, students, staff, and
parents as needed.
Kristal began her career with Teach for America, and has dedicated her time to ensuring all students receive an appropriate education regardless of ability.
Renee Morris, Administrative Assistant
Renee Morris is excited to begin her 15th year serving the students and families of Dolvin Elementary. Renee served as a classroom teacher at Dolvin for 12 years before moving to her role on the administrative team. Renee also sponsors the Student Technology Team at Dolvin and enjoys working with students in that capacity.
Renee earned her B.S. Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University and recently graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Master in Instructional Technology degree. She is an Alpharetta native and attended Fulton County Schools, graduating from Milton High School. She feels fortunate to be able to contribute to the school system that served her as a student.
Renee still lives in Alpharetta and enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Kevin, and her dog Penny.