Julie McDaniel, Social Media Director
Julie McDaniel is a culture and climate consultant within the District and School Services Department of Oakland Schools. McDaniel’s focus is on student safety and well-being, specifically bullying prevention, restorative practices and trauma intervention. She is a certified trainer for Bully-Free Schools and an advanced certified trauma practitioner and trainer for the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children. Julie is a former English Language Arts teacher at Brighton High School. She earned an Master of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching from Michigan State University, a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of Michigan and an Education Specialist degree from Oakland University. Julie holds a PhD in Education from the University of Michigan.
David Sharples, Graphic Designer
David Sharples designs IBPA’s materials from Australia which works out fantastic with the Michigan based team as they wake up to new projects being completed overnight! Blackball Designs is an integral part to IBPA’s work. David’s passion for design has helped move the association to a more branded look while continuing to customize every event. David’s portfolio can be found at blackballdesign.blogspot.com.au.