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Julie Sochacki is a mother of two boys and a Clinical Associate Professor of English and Director of the English Secondary Education Program at University of Hartford.


Julie is an urban educator and has the Connecticut credentials as an ELA teacher (015), literacy specialist (102), and intermediate administrator (092).


Julie holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and is also a member of the Connecticut Bar.

In her coaching practice she meets teachers where they are and moves them forward with wisdom, motivation, and grace. 

Julie is an author at Faculty Focus and a 2021 recipient of the University of Hartford Innovations in Teaching and Learning Award. She is also a member of Connecticut State Department of Education's Educator Preparation Advisory Council (EPAC).


Julie is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and Reiki Master; she also brings mindfulness into the classroom.  Her courses are engaging, collaborative and reflective.