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Julie Hasson

Professor, Researcher, Author

Dr. Julie Hasson is a professor in school administration at Appalachian State University. A former teacher and principal, she now teaches graduate courses in school leadership and conducts qualitative research in schools. Julie’s research on long term teacher impact is the foundation of her books, professional development programs, and TEDx Talk.

Her books include Safe, Seen, and Stretched in the Classroom: The Remarkable Ways Teachers Shape Students’ Lives and Pause, Ponder, and Persist in the Classroom: How Teachers Turn Challenges into Opportunities for Impact. Julie is the founder of the Chalk and Chances project, a vehicle for celebrating and elevating the teaching profession, and she is also the cohost of the Lessons That Last podcast.

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