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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Julia Gabor

Julia is most effective and enthusiastic when developing specialized programs/activity-based curriculum.

Currently, as Director of Education for WRiTE BRAiN World she is expanding and introducing WRITE BRAiN (WB) to education communities around the nation. WRiTE BRAiN inspires creativity while applying project- based learning, 21st Century skills into the hands of youth. WB is a dynamic curriculum that is impacting students in classrooms in school and out of school time.

In 2014, Julia received the 'Women Making a Difference' Award from California US State Senator Lou Correa for her contribution to youth programming in Orange County CA. In May, 2013 Julia received the OSTI Award at the national BOOST Conference: OSTI Awards honors out-of-school time individuals and programs that are providing innovative approaches to support students, families and communities. She managed and developed educational programs for the Tiger Woods Foundation. These curriculums help students set goals, explore careers, access college, and address social responsibility. Addtionally, Julia launched A Very Good Consult (AVGC) in May 2012. AVGC was born out of the desire to help nonprofits and community based organizations understand their mission and be able to deliver their important work into their communities. Julia develops specialized programs: activity based curriculum; internal communication strategies and social media workshops for beginners. Julia was the Senior Program Manager of a national character education program called Tiger's Action Plan (TAP). The focus of the program was youth development: leadership, goal setting, service learning and career exploration. She was a Coordinator at LA- All Stars, where she taught a wide range of middle school enrichment classes: leadership; sports; performance and visual art classes. Julia has served as a facilitator in disguised learning and cultural diversity throughout California. In 2009, Julia received the Honored Educator Award from Cal State Fullerton. Miss Gabor is a graduate of the SUNY Fredonia receiving her bachelor's degree in Fine Arts. She is a graduate of Antioch University receiving her Masters in Educational Leadership. Julia trains and facilitates workshops for educators, mentor professionals and students.

Areas of Interest: 
Program Development,
Youth Development,
Inquiry Based Learning,
Project Based Learning ,
Communication Strategies ,
Leadership