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Dr. Julia Cloat
Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Dr. Cloat has spent a combined total of 22 years working in Kaneland CUSD #302 and Huntley CSD #158, where she served in roles including Literacy Specialist, Assistant Principal, RtI/MTSS Coordinator, and Curriculum Director. Dr. Cloat holds a Doctor of Education degree from Northern Illinois University (2014). She also holds a Master of Teaching degree from Aurora University (2001) and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern IL University (1991). Dr. Cloat currently teaches as an adjunct professor at Northern Illinois University.
Dr. Cloat lives in Sycamore, Illinois with her husband, Max, and two children, Olivia and Alexander. Max works for the Sycamore School District. Olivia attends the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Alexander is a junior at Sycamore HIgh school. In addition to teaching/learning and her family, Julia is passionate about the outdoors. She can be found hiking and camping year-round.
The Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction provides leadership in the development, implementation, and coordination of the Freeport School District's curriculum, assessment, and instruction to ensure all areas are aligned with applicable laws and regulations.