Dr. Julie Washington
Professor, Language and Literacy Initiative, Department of Educational Psychology - Georgia State University

Dr. Julie A. Washington is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Georgia State University, Program in Communication Disorders. Dr. Washington is also an affiliate faculty of Georgia State University’s Language and Literacy Initiative, a unique research initiative focused on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy. Dr. Washington’s work focuses on understanding cultural dialect use in young African American children with a specific emphasis on language assessment, literacy attainment, and academic performance. Her work with preschoolers has focused on understanding and improving the emergent literacy skills necessary to support later reading proficiency in high risk groups, with a special focus on the needs of African American children. Dr. Washington is an author of Big Day for PreK and a program advisor for READ 180 Universal

Dr. Julie A. Washington is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Georgia State University, Program in Communication Disorders. Dr. Washington is also an affiliate faculty of Georgia State University’s Language and Literacy Initiative, a unique research initiative focused on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy. Dr. Washington’s work focuses on understanding cultural dialect use in young African American children with a specific emphasis on language assessment, literacy attainment, and academic performance. Her work with preschoolers has focused on understanding and improving the emergent literacy skills necessary to support later reading proficiency in high risk groups, with a special focus on the needs of African American children. Dr. Washington is an author of Big Day for PreK and a program advisor for READ 180 Universal