"Inclusion... belonging in a global society with equal access to education and resources."
Julie brings 25+ years of experience to her role as eLearning & IT Director . She has worked in corporate Change Management & Training for telecom, software, and healthcare companies; K-12 Education in Special Education; and Higher Education as a designer, developer, PM, and professor at schools such as Johns Hopkins University where she taught Instructional Systems Design. Prior to KIT Julie was a Program Manager for the University System of Maryland. She worked with a portfolio of over 200 Massive Open Online Classes (MOOCs) which raised over 4 million in 4 years and enrolled over 1 million cumulative learners representing every country in the world. Julie is also an author, entrepreneur, and avid volunteer in her county. She was recently appointed by the Superintendent of Schools to the Joint Commision on the Opportunity Gap which focuses on Kindergarten Readiness. Her passion for travel, with visits to over 16 countries, and studies at: Regents College in England, University of Madrid in Spain, and Utrecht University in Holland; provides a global perspective for her goal of learner inclusion, empowerment through knowledge, and accessible education for all.
Julie earned her Doctorate in Communications Design from the University of Baltimore. She also holds a Masters of Higher Education Leadership and Administration, a Masters of Science in Applied Technology, Training, and Development, and a Bachelor of Science in Education. In addition, Julie is a Certified PMP and K-12 Advanced Professional Certified Teacher. In her free time, Julie enjoys spending time with her family and rescue pets.
KIT Inclusionista since 2021