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Jules on Schools:
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juliaJulia M. Williams, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She works in the field as a grant evaluator and leads strategic planning and school initiatives throughout northern Minnesota. Her research centers in the areas of professional development for educators, leadership and systems of leadership in schools, shared decision making, and effective assessment.

She brings a lifetime and career as a mother, stepmother, high school teacher, Minnesota State Department of Education specialist, licensed principal and superintendent, staff developer, and professor of future educators to her writing and to her thinking.

Dr. Williams recently received the 2013 Minnesota Excellence in Education Award. The award notes her unparalleled leadership in promoting and advancing excellence in education.


Julia was interviewed by Lisa Johnson during the KUMD Coffee Break program on Friday, April 18, 2008.

Jules on Schools received a favorable review in the May 2008 issue of Midwest Book Review Bookwatch. Diane C. Donovan calls the book "heartful and witty," and she says that it "deserves a place in every community library education collection."

julesonschoolsFinalist in the Midwest Book Awards

$18.95   © 2008
220 pages, paperback
4 illustrations, index

ISBN 978-0-9794883-2-0

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