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Reed is an educator with over twenty years of experience as a classroom
teacher, technology integration specialist, and administrator. Julene is
currently the Director of Academic Technology for an independent school
in Memphis, TN. She is also an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Certified Innovator,
Senior Collaborator with Educational Collaborators, Team Member of EdTech Team, and CUE Lead Learner. Julene serves on the Advisory Council of Polar
Bears International and Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots. She is also the Director of Polar Bears International's Tundra Connections program.
As a consultant, keynote
speaker, and workshop presenter, she has led professional development
sessions internationally through conferences, webinars, and independent
consulting work. Julene’s areas of expertise include global education,
education technology skills, digital media projects, challenge based
learning, Google Apps for Education, 21st century skills for
education, laptop initiatives, mobile media devices in education (i.e.,
iPods and iPads), technology planning, interdisciplinary education, web
2.0 tools, and more.
Julene has traveled globally through her work with Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, Polar Bears International, and Apple education. As the Director of PBI’s Tundra Connections, and she travels to Churchill, Canada annually to observe polar bears in the wild and conduct live educational videoconferences and webcasts with scientists. Julene also works with Suumu Secondary School and Roots & Shoots in Tanzania. Her passion to make a difference in the world through education and technology are clearly evident in her work.
Currently, Julene is working on her doctorate in Global Education Leadership. Through her studies, she is involved in the implementation of tablets throughout schools in Malawi and Ghana.
Julene’s expertise and
experience as a presenter along with her enthusiastic, energetic, and
interactive approach to professional development provide meaningful,
motivating, and engaging opportunities for educators of all levels and
- Lamar UniversityGlobal Education Leadership, 2014 - presentDoctoral Program
- University of Memphis
- University of Kansas
- W.T. White High School
- Riverdale High School
- St. George's Independent School, Memphis, TNDirector of Academic Technology, 1999 - present
- St. Mary's Episcopal School1989 - 1999
- Burroughs Corporation