Julie Chadd is an Associate Professor
in the Lumpkin College of Business &
Applied Sciences' School of Technology.
Chadd holds a PhD and Master's Degree
in Workforce Education and Development
from Southern Illinois University Carbondale
and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Education
from Southeast Missouri State University.
Dr. Chadd taught high school keyboarding
and computer applications courses in Macon,
Georgia before moving to Southern Illinois
and beginning her graduate studies.
While in Carbondale , she worked as an
administrative assistant while earning her
Master's Degree. Upon completing her
Master's Degree, she began advising
and teaching at-risk freshmen college students.
In working with these students, Dr. Chadd
focused her attention on study skills,
time management, and test taking strategies.
After completing her doctoral studies, Chadd
received the Illinois Business Education Association's
Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Research Award.
She has also received the Outstanding New Teacher
of the Year Award from the Illinois Business Education
Association and the Illinois Association for Career
and Technical Education.
Dr. Chadd is currently serving as the Coordinator
for the Career and Technical Education program
and the advisor to Pi Omega Pi, the business education
honor society. She also teaches courses in the
Career and Technical Education and the
Alternative Teacher Certification programs.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading and gardening
at her home in Charleston.