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Julee M. Lovelace

Ms. Lovelace was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She lived in Florence, Alabama for 18 years, teaching in the Florence City School System. She taught in the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tennessee for 16 years. In 2014 she moved back to Alabama to become the Library Media Specialist at Ronald E. McNair Junior High School.

Ms. Lovelace has two children, a son and a daughter. She also has a son-in-law, two teen-aged step-granddaughters, a future daughter-in-law, and a three-year-old grandson. Ms. Lovelace enjoys reading, decorating with and collecting mid-century modern items, and spending as much time as possible with her grandson!

Ms. Lovelace has been the Library Media Specialist at McNair Junior High since the first year of its inception. Besides being a librarian, she also sponsors the yearbook, manages the school's website, serves as building test coordinator, and is the System Tech at McNair.
BS Special Education, University of Alabama
MA Special Education, University of North Alabama
Endorsement, Library Media Specialist, Union University
Class A, School Library-Media Specialist Grade Level: P-12
Library/Media Specialist
Ms. Lovelace was a special education teacher for 27 years, teaching all exceptionalities in grades K-12. In 2009 she received an endorsement in School Library Media Specialist. She has been employed as a Library Media Specialist since 2010. During those first years as a Library Media Specialist, Ms. Lovelace was part of a team of teachers and administrators who were tasked with turning around a failing high school. The dedicated and cohesive team managed to increase the graduation rate from 57% to 91% within three years. Ms. Lovelace considers this experience as the highlight of her career in education. Twenty-eighteen will mark Ms. Lovelace's 36th year in education.