Julia Simmerer

Bio_Simmer_B.pngJulia Simmerer is senior executive director of the Center for the Teaching Profession at the Ohio Department of Education, where she oversees the implementation of policies and programs that support Ohio’s teacher and leader corps. This includes teacher and principal evaluation systems, the Ohio Resident Educator Program, professional conduct and educator licensure.

Julia earned her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University in elementary education, followed by a master’s degree in education from the University of Akron. She recently returned to Ohio University to complete requirements for a Doctorate in Educational Administration and Leadership, expected in winter 2016.

Julia became a teacher because of her love for the profession and desire to positively impact the lives of students. She was recognized for her excellence in teaching — first being selected as Teacher of the Year for her school (Crestview Elementary) and subsequently her district (Brunswick City Schools). She continued her commitment to professional growth by achieving National Board certification, and as an administrator, she was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award for Educational Leadership. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

You can reach Julia Simmerer at julia.simmerer@education.ohio.gov.

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