Julie Speier is passionate about continuous improvement both for herself and our community. Julie founded the Day School with her husband John in 2009 and led the school and its development from 2009-2022. She is a mother of three children who attend the Day School. She is an avid surfer. She began surfing in 1995 when she moved to Hawaii after graduation from college. She attended Boston University with a full scholarship for swimming and led the team as captain both her Junior and Senior years to conference championships. Julie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood(PreK-3rd) education while at BU. She returned to her home town of Cincinnati after 4 years in Hawaii and taught at the prestigious Cincinnati Country Day School for 7 years before meeting her husband John and moving to New York city from 2005-2008. Julie is thrilled to continue working with and serving the Day School as an assistant director and teacher of Train Your Brain and swimming.