Julie Herder has been teaching at Cypress Elementary for 11 years, most of them as the Learning Center
teacher. Currently, as a 5th grade teacher, Julie enjoys the rich curriculum and the opportunities for collaboration with the other upper grade teachers. Prior to teaching in CVUSD, Julie taught in both the general and special education
settings in La Habra and San Diego. Julie is an under-graduate of California Lutheran University, where she currently serves on the Alumni Board of Directors. She has her Master's Degree in Special Education from San Diego State
University and greatly values her experiences in special and general education, incorporating best teaching practices from both across all classroom settings.