Educator biography: Julie Van Metre

February 10, 2003

Name: Julie Van Metre

Occupation: School counselor, Eastern Elementary School

Education: Bachelor of Arts in social work/psychology from University of Maryland Baltimore Campus; Master of Science in counseling from Western Maryland College; administration certification.

Family: Husband, Will; black lab, Sydney.

Mentor: "Michael Sweeney, former guidance supervisor and all the wonderful counselors I have worked with over the years."

Favorite part of the job: "Working with the students to help them deal with problems and succeed at school."

Biggest challenge of the job: "The time to meet the needs of all the students."

Favorite music: "I listen to all types, depending on my mood."

Favorite car: Honda Prelude.

Reading now: "Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results" by Lundin, Paul and Christensen.


Last movie seen: "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets."

Favorite TV show: "Friends."

Hobbies: Reading, gardening, watching NASCAR.

If you could meet anyone in history, who would it be? Mother Teresa.

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