As the Post-Secondary Counselor at Fusion Academy – Los Gatos and Palo Alto, Julie’s primary role is to offer a unique, hands-on approach to helping students discover their own paths while they prepare for their future. Julie is here to help our students with academic planning and development, navigating through the college application process, exploring alternative post-graduation plans, and much more!
Julie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and then went on to earn her Masters’ Degree in Community Counseling at Lakeland College. Julie has over 7 years of professional experience working in Education serving students in elementary, middle and college aged students and 4 years in Community Mental Health. Julie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Above all, Julie is passionate about working with youth and playing a role in their future success.
In September of 2017, Julie and her family moved to the Bay Area from Wisconsin. In her free time she enjoys exploring the city, hiking, watching football, playing with her twins and traveling around th e world. Fun Fact: Julie is a classically trained Soprano. Julie finished her first Half Marathon six months after her twins were born.