As Principal of Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy in Hartford, Connecticut, a Grade 6-12 inter-district magnet school featuring an Arts and Sciences Early College Theme, Julie Goldstein’s mission is to ensure that all children receive an excellent education that prepares them both academically and socially for a high performing life in our global economy.
Through the ongoing development and delivery of a curriculum that places equally strong emphasis on academic growth and social emotional learning, Julie seeks to assist educators and administrators in the implementation of transformative education and also to work with media, policy makers and legislators to support the value of effective character education which includes a curriculum rooted in each school’s core values, implemented with practices that include mindfulness and restorative approaches, and monitored by accountability measures that support continuous growth and improvement.
Julie has served as a magnet school administrator for 10 years, each of which included recognition as a school of merit or distinction including the Dr. Ronald P. Simpson School of Excellence Award in 2015. She has presented at MSA’s Technical Conference as well as at several National Conferences and currently serves on the Member Value Working Committee.
Ms. Goldstein holds a Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Bates College.
Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.