Julie Parker

Educational Leadership & Policy

M.Ed. in Education Policy and Planning, University of Texas at Austin, 2023
B.A. in Human Ecology, Louisiana Tech University, 1990

Email: julieparker4395@gmail.com
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Julie is a passionate and accomplished education professional with a strong background in research and policy. As a graduate of the University of Texas College of Education Policy and Planning program, she has developed a deep understanding of the complex issues facing today's learners and educators. Her research focuses on inclusive practices and positive outcomes for students with disabilities, an area of great importance in today's diverse and rapidly evolving educational landscape.

In her current role as a research consultant, Julie is committed to creating innovative solutions that address the unique needs and learning styles of every learner. She firmly believes that education should be accessible, equitable, and engaging for all, regardless of background or circumstance. By leveraging her expertise and experience, Julie seeks to inspire a lifelong love of learning and drive positive social and economic impact through education.

Julie is a seasoned educational advocate and licensed learning specialist with over 19 years of experience in the field. Julie has effectively collaborated and with school officials to design and implement inclusive school-wide accommodation plans, developed novel science-based reading programs, provided valuable insights and recommendations to district leaders as they implemented new intervention programs, and presented to pre-educators, parents, and professionals.

In addition to her academic and professional achievements, Julie is an active member of the community. She currently serves on the board of Texas Health Action as an ethics committee member. From 2004-2010, she served as presidency representative for the Young Women's Organization on the executive board and was a member of the Lake Houston YMCA board from 2002-2004. Prior to attending the University of Texas, Julie received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University where she performed research focused on Early Childhood Cognitive Development.