Julie Wakefield has taught Geography at McQueen High School in the Reno, NV for 25 years - 14 of those AP Human Geography. She started her course with one student after school and on weekends and it has grown to over 100 students a year and throughout the district to 6 other high schools.
Julie is a Nevada Geographic Alliance Teacher Consultant, 2016 NCGE Distinguished Geography Teacher Award winner and attends the AP Reading annually. Julie is the Recording Secretary for the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) and a member of the literature review committees for the National Consortium for Teaching Asia (NCTA) and the Middle East Outreach Council. Julie has been a consultant for AP Human Geography for three years.
Julie has an undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada Reno, a Masters in Teaching and Learning from NOVA Southeastern University and a Masters in Geography Education from the University of Oregon.