Prior to her work at WDS, Julia worked as a Head Teacher of Kindergarten and as an Associate teacher in Kindergarten and 1st Grade at The Spence School in New York City. At the Church of the Epiphany Day School, Julia was an Associate and Assistant Teacher in Pre-Kindergarten. She conducted her student teaching in 2nd Grade with the GO Project and in Kindergarten at P.S. 527. As part of the summer program at the Episcopal School, she worked as an assistant in a classroom of 4-year old students. Julia’s non-teaching experience includes time as a gallery assistant at the Lehmann Maupin Gallery and as a membership sales assistant at the Museum of Modern Art.
Julia earned a B.A. in Art History at Pratt Institute and an M.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education (Birth-2nd Grade) at Hunter College. Her professional development training and curriculum use includes: Pollyanna Racial Literacy Program, Responsive Classroom, Handwriting Without Tears/Learning Without Tears, Sounds in Motion, Fountas & Pinnell, Words Their Way, TERC Math Investigations, Bridges in Mathematics, Beyond Diversity I, Gender Spectrum Workshop.