October 27, 2020

NEW TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: Julie Franks

Julie Franks

Name: Julie Franks 

Position: Heritage School, Fourth Grade

Hometown: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Education: Eastern Michigan University

Favorite Book: Tuck Everlasting

Favorite Hobby: Fishing with my family

Leadership Style: Shared leadership- where everyone's voice is heard.

List the top 3 things that are essential to a productive classroom: * Student’s feel valued and respected. *Student’s feel safe. *Collaborative environment.

What or who has inspired you to teach? The amazing educators who helped to shape me K-12 inspired me to be an educator.

Describe what it's like to be an employee of Saline Area Schools: It’s an honor to be a part of Saline Area Schools. A district which values education, helps cultivate relationships between its students, families and staff, and focuses on social and emotional well being for all.

Twitter Handle: @MrsjFranks