Juli Kimbley

Juli Kimbley is passionate about learning and education is a way of life to her. She currently holds a MA in Education, Curriculum and Instruction as well as a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Technology from California State University, Fresno. She also holds a multiple subject credential with an Early Childhood Education Emphasis as well as credentials in Science, Math Authorization and Technology.

Juli was a continuation high school and credit recovery math and science teacher at Cesar Chavez, Fresno Adult School in Fresno, California. Her duties are to instruct students in algebra and geometry by using science, technology, engineering and art with an emphasis on real life 21st Century skills. Juli provides professional development at Fresno Adult School as well as presenting workshops for Fresno State and CVCUE (Central Valley Computer Using Educators). She also works with CUE (Computer Using Educators) with two annual conferences and ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education). Juli works with and provides professional development for San Joaquin Valley Math Project, Central Valley Science Project and Fresno State's teacher club, Build A Teacher.

She was an administrator in a small private school where she spent 22 years educating their children (grades k-12 where she worked with educator/parents/facilitators. She has been a kindergarten teacher for a local private school, a fifth through tenth grade teacher for a local charter school, and a distance education teacher with students from all over the country. Juli was instrumental in the recent opening of a charter school in her neighborhood.

Juli lives in Fresno, California with her husband of 30 years and has five children. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, and travel. She has authored several articles on raising and educating children. She has spent the past few years as a Contributing Writer for Focus on the Family. She has co-authored a daily devotional book, an educational technology resource manual, as well as published a children's book that she written and illustrated about her first grade class, "What Happens in Room Eight Stays in Room Eight".