Julie Gallagher is a 32-year veteran of teaching and has taught English and Dramatic Arts at the Intermediate and Senior levels of high school. She believes that education should be collaborative, responsive, and inclusive. It is her mission to help students develop their communication, critical and creative thinking skills in order to be successful in college, university, and the workplace. Ms. Gallagher holds a B.A. in English and Cultural Studies from Trent University and a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Education. Ms. Gallagher has directed and produced drama and coached boys’ and girls’ athletics. Ms. Gallagher lives in Toronto and enjoys music and the arts: gardening, yoga and reading.