Bates school principal Toni Jolley sheds “interim” tag

Toni Jolley, Bates PrincipalThe Wellesley Public School system has named Toni Jolley as Bates Elementary School principal, a job she has held on an interim basis since last summer.

WPS Superintendent David Lussier credits Jolley, along with staff and parents, in greatly improving the school’s culture over the past year.

Jolley’s background includes teaching and serving as a principal in Boston as well as being a literacy specialist in the Wellesley Public Schools.

You can follow Jolley on Twitter @batesprincipal. No interim in that Twitter handle either.