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Julie has served in education as a teacher, instructional coach, Response to Intervention (RtI) specialist and campus administrator. She began her career in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida. In the years that followed, Julie taught in Florida and North Carolina in almost all elementary grades.
Upon moving to Texas, Julie served in Pflugerville ISD where her campus leadership role began. Julie earned her Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Texas. Julie has always shared her positive outlook while empowering strategic teams to implement plans for campus success. In 2016, Julie joined Serene Hills Elementary School in LTISD as Assistant Principal then was later promoted to campus Principal.
After serving at Serene Hills Elementary for four years, Julie is excited to move to secondary and join Hudson Bend Middle School as principal. She leads with passion for growing all students as well as supporting teachers on their professional journey. She encourages innovation and risk taking in order to provide rich academic experiences for her students. Julie is intentional to build lasting partnerships with parents and the community.
Julie's husband Terry is a Technical Director in the Austin area. They have three children: Grace (18, attending Texas A & M), Hunter (19, attending Texas A & M Kingsville) and Jordan (21, software developer in Austin). As the Principal, Julie is accessible, supportive and collaborative. She is honored to serve the LTISD community at Hudson Bend Middle School.