Julie McGann is the Co-Director of STEP Professional Learning (K-2).
McGann received her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Northern Illinois University, and then went on to receive a Masters of Reading from Chicago State and a Master of Administration from Olivet Nazarene University. Additionally, she has a Reading Recovery Certification from National Louis University.
McGann previously taught first grade literacy for 14 years and Reading Recovery for 18 years. For 7 years she acted as a Reading Specialist, providing remedial literacy support to K-5 grade students, while acting as a Reading Coach to K-5 graders. McGann has also acted as an adjunct Reading Professor for ONU, teaching various READ cohort classes.