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Julie Sochacki

Interim Executive Director for the Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation; Clinical/Applied Associate Professor of English

English and Modern Languages

College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.4138 A 212F
Education

JD, Western New England College

BA, Assumption College


Julie Sochacki is a Clinical Associate Professor of English and Director of the English Secondary Education Program. She is a former urban educator and has the Connecticut credentials as an ELA teacher, literacy specialist, and intermediate administrator/principal.

Professor Sochacki holds a Juris Doctor and has been a member of the Connecticut Bar since 2001. She is a council member on the Connecticut State Department of Education Educator Preparation Advisory Council.

Her research concerns the resilient teacher and compassionate pedagogies in secondary and higher education. Professor Sochacki is a 200 hour Kripalu Yoga teacher; she also brings mindfulness into the classroom. Her courses are engaging, collaborative and reflective.