Julie Fernandez | Houston Baptist University

Julie Fernandez

  • Associate Professor of Education
  • Dean, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences


  • EdD, Professional Leadership, University of Houston
  • MS, Reading Specialist, University of Houston- Clear Lake
  • BA, Education, University of South Carolina

Courses Taught

  • Content Reading Graduate and Undergraduate,
  • Clinical Teaching Seminar,
  • Systems Thinking,
  • Theory and Application, and
  • Principal Internship

Teaching Focus

Education Leadership

Additional Information

I have been in the field of Education for 30 years.  I  taught elementary and middle school students in HISD and Friendswood ISD.  I became an elementary and middle school assistant principal and then a principal in Clear Creek ISD and HISD.  For the past two years I have been a Visiting Assistant Professor at UH Main campus where I worked with aspiring principals and superintendents working toward their master’s and doctoral degrees.  I feel blessed to be a part of the HBU faculty working our developing our new Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.

Achievements:  TEA Grant Recipient for New Teacher Mentoring Program in Clear Creek ISD