• Email: julie.lane@fresno.edu
  • Phone: 559-453-5682
  • Office: WEC 142

Education

  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy with Distinction, Pepperdine University
  • M.A., Special Education with honors, Chapman University
  • M.M., Music Performance, University of Redlands
  • B.M., Music Performance, California State University, Fullerton
  • Clear Administrative Credential
  • Education Specialist Credential
  • Multiple Subjects Credential
  • Single Subject Matter - Music

Publications & Presentations

  • Lane, J.M., & Jones, D. R. (2016). Inclusion in International Schools: A study of theoretical principles, ethical practices, and consequentialist theories in school administrators. Journal of Psychology Research, 5(6).
  • Lane, J.M., & Jones, D.R. (2015). Child find practices in Christian schools. Journal of Research in Christian Education, 24(3), 212-223.
  • Lane, J.M., & Jones, D.R. (2015). Children with special needs: Enrollment practices in Christian schools. Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability, 4(2), 99-112.
  • Lane, J.M., & Jones, D.R. (2014). Special education professional development in Christian schools. Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability, 3(2), 45-68.
  • Lane, J.M., & Kinnison, Q. P. (2014). Welcoming children with special needs: Empowering Christian special education through purpose, policy, and procedures. Bloomington, IN: Westbow Press.
  • Lane, J.M. (2011). Special Education in Christian Schools: Post Professional Development Support. (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. (AAT3475101).
  • Presentations
  • 2016/April. Public and Private Schools: Child Find Obligations. Invitational - Policy Presentation. Council for Exceptional Children Convention, St. Louis, MO.
  • 2016/April. Special Education and Christian Schools: The Why & How. Platform Presentation. TASH Regional Conference in Nashville, TN.
  • 2016/March. Special Education Professionals and Cultural Competency. Paper Presentation at the Native American Conference on Special Education in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • 2016/March. Special Education Transition Perspectives in Minority Groups. Platform Presentation. American Council of Rural Special Education Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
  • 2015/March. Special Education Transition Perspectives in Minority Groups and Special Education and the Grief Process. Platform Presentation at the Native American Conference on Special Education Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • 2015/February. Inclusion in International Schools: A Study of Theoretical Principles, Ethical Practices, and Consequentialist Theories in School Administrators. Paper Presentation at Academy of Education Studies in Diego, CA.
  • 2014/October. Special Education, Public Law, and Christian Schools. Presentation at Joni and Friends Disability Summit at Fresno Pacific University.
  • 2014/July. Inclusion in International Schools: A Study of Theoretical Principles, Ethical Practices, and Consequentialist Theories in School Administrators. Paper presentation at the CEC Division of International Special Education & Services Conference in Baraga, Portugal.
  • 2012/February. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education and Christian School Leadership: Vision & Purpose for Special Needs Programming. Platform presentation at the Association of Christian Schools International Administrator’s Conference in Fish Camp, CA.
  • March/2012. His Special Children: Special Education Law and Program Development. Platform presentation for the So. Illinois & St. Louis Districts – Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in St. Louis, MO.
  • March/2012. What do I do with the Psychologist’s Report and Executive Functioning and Behavior Plan. Platform presentations for the So. Illinois District – Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in Belleville, IL.
  • 2011/November. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Executive Functioning and Behavior Plans, and Response to Intervention & Student Study Teams. Platform presentations for the Association of Christian Schools International Convention in Anaheim, CA.
  • 2011/November. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Executive Functioning and Behavior Plans, and Response to Intervention & Student Study Teams. Platform presentations for the California Association of Private School Organizations in Long Beach, CA.
  • 2011/November. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Executive Functioning and Behavior Plans, and What do I do with the Psychologist’s Report? Platform presentations for the Association of Christian Schools International Early Childhood Conference in Rocklin, CA.
  • 2011/July. Program Development: Strategic Planning, Vision, & Purpose, Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Executive Functioning and Behavior Plans, What do I do with the Psychologist’s Report?, Response to Intervention & Student Study Teams, and High Incidence Disabilities, Seminar presentations for a Summer Institute at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.
  • 2011/May. Special Education and the Grief Process and Reflection and Transformation. Platform presentations at the Joni and Friends West Coast Summit in Westlake Village, CA.
  • 2011/February. Special Education and the Grief Process, Reflection and Transformation, Executive Functioning and Behavior Plans, and IDEA Parts B & C. Platform presentations for the Association of Christian Schools International Early Childhood Conference in Elk Grove, CA
  • 2010/November. Special Education Law and Child Find for Private Schools. Platform presentations for the Pacific Southwest District Lutheran Educator Conference in Palm Desert, CA.
  • 2010/November. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Executive Functioning and Behavior Plans, What do I do with the Psychologist’s Report?, and Response to Intervention & Student Study Teams. Platform presentations for the Association of Christian Schools International Convention in Anaheim, CA.
  • 2010/July. Program Development: Strategic Planning, Vision, & Purpose, Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Executive Functioning and Behavior Plans, What do I do with the Psychologist’s Report?, Response to Intervention & Student Study Teams, and High Incidence Disabilities. Seminar presentations for a Summer Institute at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.
  • 2008/November. Attention Deficit Disorder & Asperger Syndrome: Classroom Strategies. Platform presentation for the California Association of Private School Organizations Conference in Long Beach, CA.
  • 2006/March. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Student Study Teams, and High Incidence Disabilities. Teacher In-Service for Concordia High School in Houston, TX.
  • 2006/November. Building a Case for Assessment. Platform presentation for the Pacific Southwest District Lutheran Educator Conference in Palm Desert, CA.
  • 2006/April. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Program Development: Strategic Planning, Vision, & Purpose, Fund Raising & Grant Options, Student Study Teams, and High Incidence Disabilities. Administrators In-Service for the Georgia Florida District – Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod in Orlando, FL.
  • 2005/November. Interpreting the Testing Results. Platform presentation for the California Association of Private School Organizations Conference in Long Beach, CA.
  • 2005/April. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education. Platform presentation for the National Lutheran Educators Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
  • 2004/April. Public Law, Christian Schools, & Special Education, Program Development: Strategic Planning, Vision, & Purpose, Student Study Teams, and High Incidence Disabilities. Teacher In-Service for the Las Vegas Regional of the Pacific Southwest District Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod in Las Vegas, NV.
  • 2004/November. Special Education Services for the Private/Parochial School Student. Platform presentation for the California Association of Private School Organizations Conference Long Beach, CA.
  • 2001/November. Platform presentation for the Pacific Southwest District – Lutheran Educator Conference in Palm Desert, CA.
  • 2001/February. Platform presentation for the Learning Disabilities California State Conference in Concord, CA.
  • 2000/November. Platform presentation for the Pacific Southwest District – Lutheran Educator Conference in Palm Desert, CA.
  • 2000/February. Platform presentation for the Learning Disabilities California State Conference in Long Beach, CA.
  • 1998/March. Orange County Regional Teacher In-Service for the Pacific Southwest District – Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Orange, CA.
  • 1997/November. Platform presentation for the Pacific Southwest District – Lutheran Educator Conference in Palm Desert, CA.
  • 1994/March. Session Chair International Orton Dyslexic Society Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

Additional Information

Research

Goal: Contribute to the literature by understanding and developing the role of community-based partnerships in meeting the educational needs of marginalized populations and their families.
Marginalized Populations: Individuals with Disabilities and Native Americans
Settings: Tribal, Public, and Private Schools

Current Grant Project

January 2016 – May 2017. (60% PI)
Identifying the Cultural Characteristics of Inclusion in Christian Schools. An ethnography study.
Louisville Institute Pastor Research Grant
Award: $23,440

Previous Grants

  •  Provost Grant, Fresno Pacific University (2014) 
  •  Provost Grant, Fresno Pacific University (2012) 

Contributing Editor

  • The Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (2012 - )

Service

  • Fresno Pacific University – Institutional Review Board Committee Member (2016 - )
  • Native American Parent Technical Assistant Center – Advisory Board Member (2016 - )
  • Fresno Pacific University - Graduate Academic Cabinet Member (2015 - )
  • Council for Exceptional Children: Division of International Special Education & Services, Finance & Budget Committee (2014 - )
  • Council for Exceptional Children: Caucus, Faith Based Schools and Organizations, Chair (2014 - )
  •  Faculty Senate Executive Committee, Fresno Pacific University (2013 -€“ 2015)
  •  Space Utilization Task Force Committee, Fresno Pacific University (2013)
  •  WASC Standards 2 & 4 Review Committee, Fresno Pacific University (2013)
  •  Disability Services Advisory Board, Fresno Pacific University (2013 -)
  •  SOE Vision Committee, Fresno Pacific University (2011)
  • National Association of Christian in Special Education, Board Member (2010 -€“ 2014)
  •  J. C. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center, Volunteer (2008 -€“ 2010)
  • Orange County, Parks & Recreation Volunteer (2010)
  • Coordinating Council for Students with Special Needs, LCMS/PSD (1996 -2005) 

Honors

  • Merit Increase Fresno Pacific University (2015)
  • Merit Increase Fresno Pacific University (2013)
  • Carol Gray Award (2006)
  • America’™s Most Influential Teacher (2006)
  • Coordinating Council for Students with Special Needs (1996 - 2005) 
  • California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Recipient (1993)

Member 

  • American Council on Rural Special Education
  • Council for Exceptional Children
    • Caucus: Faith Based Schools and Organizations
    • Caucus: Native American
  • National Indian Education Association
  • PATH-International