Julie Vandekreke has been a licensed educator for more than fifteen years, and she has experience teaching writing to students ranging from middle school to higher education. She has been working with college students for over seven years as a professor, mentor, and tutor. She is also a published nonfiction author with over thirty publications in various magazines, anthologies, and literature reviews.
Vandekreke has a bachelor’s degree in English Writing from Colorado Mesa University, a post-baccalaureate in teaching from Metropolitan State University of Denver, and a master’s degree in Creative Nonfiction Writing from the University of Southern Maine. She recently earned her second master’s degree in special education/gifted and talented from the University of North Dakota.