Julie coordinates the Rural Schools Partnership program and the Ozarks Teacher Corps. She works to build long term assets for rural communities and their schools through the establishment of education foundations and school-related funds. Julie supervises the CFO’s programming area which includes grants, scholarships and the Youth Empowerment Project. She also works with CFO’s nonprofit Agency Partners in programming, education, and fund development.
Julie is a native of Springfield. She attended Drury University in Springfield for both her A.B. and M.ED. Julie earned a doctorate in education from the University of Arkansas and spent thirty years in the Springfield Public Schools before joining the community foundation staff.
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