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Julie Kallio is an innovation specialist at the Breck School where she supports educators through innovation coaching, technology integration support, and program development. Julie graduated with her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, studying how Networked Improvement Communities can build educational systems for innovation and improvement. She was the lead researcher on the Personalization in Practice (PiP) research team and former research director for the PiP-Networked Improvement Community, an IES grant-funded position to bring together teachers to do collaborative design work around emerging practices. Her research interests include research-practice partnerships, design, innovation and improvement, social networks, and physical learning spaces. Julie previously taught in outdoor education and independent schools, leading technology integration, teaching science, and dorm parenting.