This will be Julie’s first year teaching at Lollipop. Her children, Owen and Anna, attended Lollipop for the past 3 years. Owen will be in first grade, and Anna starts Kindergarten at Ledgeview this year! Julie graduated from Grand Valley State University, in Grand Rapids Michigan, with a degree in Health Sciences. She and her husband Bryan lived in Michigan for many years, then moved to Kansas, and finally landed in Macedonia 4 years ago. While in Michigan, Julie worked as an Executive Director at Bickford Assisted Living. Her professional career focused on working with the senior population, mainly persons with Alzheimer’s and dementia. She has been a stay at home mom for the past 7 years, and is very excited to be teaching at Lollipop.