Julia is an educator turned content developer for Clarity. As a classroom teacher Julia used innovative teaching methods and materials with her middle school students. Julia discovered online learning and took courses which led to facilitating online courses as well as writing content for these courses in multiple platforms. She transitioned to a district level position where she planned, facilitated and supported professional staff development.
These offerings promoted technology integration and curriculum mapping. Julia works at the university level with pre-service educators in hybrid and online courses preparing them for their future classroom experiences. Julia draws from these practical experiences to guide the various projects with which she is involved.
Julia has presented at national education conferences and facilitated teacher workshops internationally on a variety of topics. She regularly provides materials and training on administering online training programs in a Moodle environment. Julia holds a bachelors degree from Southern Illinois University and a masters in education from Northern Arizona University. Julia maintains her Arizona teaching credentials.