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Julia Pockros

Director of Programming and Partnerships

Julia is an experienced teacher, curriculum writer, and instructional leader passionate about improving equitable outcomes for all students. Julia began her career in education as a 4th grade literacy teacher in Washington D.C. where she led her students to achieve exceptional growth – 85% of her students were proficient on the PARCC exam, compared to 38% statewide. She has since worked in public charter schools achieving excellent results for kids in New Orleans, Washington D.C., and Detroit. Julia earned a BA from Washington University in St. Louis, a Masters in Education Leadership from Relay Graduate School of Education, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Vanderbilt University.