Julia Reed is a teacher in Lafayette Parish in Louisiana. She received her BA in English Literature from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. After working in the Oil & Gas industry as a safety and first aid instructure, she returned to UL Lafayette to obtain an alternative certification in education. Her certification covers secondary English from 6th through 12th grade. She has been a teacher for four years at a school that services primarily low socioeconomic students. She lives in Lafayette, LA with her husband, Alex, and four very...
I have been an ELA teacher at the middle school level for four years. I have taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade at various points. My instructional focus has always been on helping my students become better critical thinkers and communicators. We do this through a variety of reading, writing, and speaking assignments. I have served as sponsors of several clubs including student council and yearbook. I also have served as head of the English Department helping to provide ongoing professional development and collaboration opportunities to staff.
Lafayette Parish School System-Middle School ELA
2012 - 2016
ELA teacher at the middle school level. I have taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.
Marine Survival Training Center
2008 - 2012
Safety and First Aid Instructor. Our core clientele consisted of people employed in the offshore oil and gas industry.