Julie D’Amico-Beres is a 15 year veteran educator from Wisconsin. Julie began as a building substitute and then taught FACE and Social Studies before landing the job she was trained for: Math! Julie taught a variety of courses over the years in grades six through nine, including tenth grade Honors Geometry for eighth graders. She also owned and operated her own retail store while she was a teacher. Julie now works as a Director of Professional Learning for Math Solutions, supporting Math Implementation Consultants who work with educators and administrators in 14 states. She has been married to Jeffery, for 21 years and has lived on Pewaukee Lake all her life. She enjoys reading, writing, beading, boating, shopping and paper crafts in her free time.