Interim Principal Julie Smith
After seven years of service as principal at ECDC Bunche, Julie Smith will be stepping into the role of interim principal at Robertson Elementary. Julie’s career as an educator includes experience as an assistant principal, early childhood teacher, and reading specialist across multiple grades. Julie has particular expertise in social-emotional learning structures and developing trauma-responsive practices in schools.
Julie is a product of Tulsa Public Schools, having attended Salk Elementary, Byrd Middle School, and graduating from Memorial High School.cShe has a deep commitment to Tulsa Public Schools and is excited about extending her TPS relationships in the Robertson Elementary community.
Julie most recently served as the principal at ECDC Bunche and has experience as an assistant principal, early childhood educator, and reading specialist across multiple grades.
In addition to her classroom and leadership experiences, Julie has special expertise in social-emotional learning structures and developing trauma responsive practices in schools. She has been a leader of this work, not just in Tulsa, but statewide, for a number of years. The impact of Julie’s work at ECDC Bunche resulted in significant improvements in attendance, chronic absenteeism, and relationships between students, teachers, and parents.
"I join you professionally as a teacher, reading specialist, and administrator ready to expand my recent early childhood focus in a multiple grade school.
I join you personally as a wife, mom of six, sister, aunt, friend, and church nursery worker, with a plethora of life experiences that I embrace as an opportunity to be able to support others in situations they experience, both joyful and challenging", Principal Smith.