Julie’s educational background includes B.A. – Double Major in Art and Elementary Education (Western State University) and Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Lesley University). She was born in the United States and grew up in Colorado– she speaks English, while trying to improve her Norwegian. Julie was an elementary classroom teacher, a district curriculum director and has worked with multiple educational publishing and technology companies. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, cooking/baking, exploring nature and traveling.