Ever since she was young, Julie Simone has always known she wanted to be a teacher. She earned her undergraduate and master degrees in elementary and special education from Vanderbilt University. Simone has almost 40 years of teaching experience - everything from preschool to graduate school. After finishing a three-year Lipscomb University-Cameron Middle School Partnership for Professional Development in 2013, she became an Instructor & Advisor in Lipscomb University’s College of Education and Director of the Teach For America (TFA) partnership. Her work is focused primarily on equity, access, literacy, strengths-based practices, trauma-informed practices, and family engagement.
Vanderbilt University Master of Education in Special Education
Vanderbilt University Bachelor of Science in Special Education and Elementary Education