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Julie Knight


Master of Arts in Education (Special Education)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Family Therapy)
Tier 4 Licensed Teacher in Minnesota: Learning Disabilities and Emotional Behavioral Disabilities
Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) Certification

Julie began her practice as a Special Education Teacher in 2008, serving in both the public and private sectors. Julie’s professional development includes training in LETRS, accredited by the International Dyslexia Association and aligned with Orton-Gillingham principles of instruction, and in Fundations, a program by Wilson Language emphasizing a structured literacy approach grounded in the science of reading. As a parent of children with dyslexia and ADHD, Julie brings a deep, personal understanding and compassion to teaching children with neurodiversity by fostering a growth mindset during her sessions. Julie has extensive experience in virtual instruction and provides engaging and interactive lessons for students needing a virtual or in-person option.

Julie enjoys continuous learning, often tuning into a variety of podcasts. She loves spending time in nature with her family, cuddling her puppies, tending to her garden, and developing new arts and crafts skills.