Julie Cavanaugh

Julie Cavanaugh Staff Spotlight 1Your Name: Julie Cavanaugh
Hometown: Madison Heights
What is your position in the district?: Paraprofessional
Are you a graduate of Lamphere Schools?
No. Redford Union HS Redford Township. All of our children attended Lamphere K-12.

Julie Cavanaugh Staff Spotlight 5Did you go to college, if so tell us where. What degrees do you have?  
Western Michigan University BS education. Oakland University Early childhood specialist

Julie Cavanaugh Staff Spotlight 2 Tell us about your family:
Married to Paul. We have been hanging out since I was 16. We have five children, Adam, Amy, Alex, Mike and Joe. Three oldest are married and we have four darling granddaughters, ages 4, 1 and 9 months.

Julie Cavanaugh Staff Spotlight 3What kind of hobbies do you have? What do you like to do?:
I like to knit and watch Red Wing hockey. Enjoy many outdoor activities: walking, snowshoeing, gardening, canoeing and camping. Several summer weekends are spent pedaling somewhere in Michigan!

Julie Cavanaugh Staff Spotlight 4How long have you worked at Lamphere?:
In 1985 I taught Adult Basic Education at Sixma. I substituted elementary level, then taught the BEST preschool program at Edmonson. (Took some breaks along the way due to family demands.) Worked at Lessenger with PPI and kindergarten children. Also at Simonds in kindergarten, special education, reading intervention and kindergarten enrichment. Taught summer school at Hiller and presently a physical education para at John Page MS.

Julie Cavanaugh Staff Spotlight 6What's your favorite thing about being a part of the Lamphere district?:
Living and working in one of the best school districts around! Meeting so many devoted staff (at all levels) who are committed to their students success. The close knit friendships and culture within each building. Lastly, my favorite thing about being part of this district is my upcoming RETIREMENT !