Meet Our Teachers
Julie received her BA degree in English from Plattsburgh State University and her M.Ed. in Specific Learning Disabilities from UNC Charlotte. Julie anticipates graduating with her Ph.D. in Special Education from UNC Charlotte in 2020. Julie brings many years of educational experience to the Halton School and previously worked as a 3rd and 5th grade teacher at the Fletcher School. In addition, Julie is a Certified Orton-Gillingham instructor, and she has privately tutored and created lessons for students. Julie also has extensive administrative experience and worked as the Academic Affairs Coordinator at the Fletcher School. Julie has conducted various research and evaluation projects for UNC Charlotte and Lake Norman Pediatric Therapy.
Magdalena graduated from Warsaw University, Poland with an Associate’s degree in Psychology and Public Health. After moving to the U.S., she enrolled at Hunter College in N.Y. and began working towards a degree in Child Psychology. Magdalena received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/ Child Psychology from UNC Charlotte in 2009. She has many years of teaching experience in Early Education and Special Education, and previously taught at La Petite Academy, Little Scholars Academy, and Langtree Charter Academy. In 2018 she was awarded a Graduate Certificate in Special Education and she is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Special Education. Magdalena has a N.C. Early Educator Certification- Level 8 Lead Teacher on Early Care and Education Professional Scale and Initial License in the area of Exceptional Children: Adapted Curriculum (K-12).