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Julie Shankle

Executive Director

University of Central Florida


Professional Bio

Julie Shankle is currently an Tt-Large member on the ACHE Board of Directors and serves on the Events and Education Committee that hosts the webinar series. Julie has served on various regional and international conference planning committees since 2010. She held South Region officer positions from 2013 – 2017 and served as the ACHE annual conference co-chair in 2020 and 2021. Julie received the ACHE South Region Continuing Education Leadership Award and the ACHE Meritorious Service Award in 2022. Having gained so much from the relationships she has developed in ACHE, Julie will be an enthusiastic advocate for the association. As an officer of the organization, she desires to build upon the work done by the current officers in multi-year planning and building membership. She would like to work with the membership todefine and convey the value proposition of the association.

Julie has over 15 years of experience serving remote and adult learners. She is currently the Executive Director of Continuing Education at the University of Central Florida, which offers relevant and accessible credit and non-credit programs for up-skilling, re-skilling, micro-credentialing, training, professional advancement, and personal growth. For three years prior to joining UCF, she was the Vice President of Online and Off-Campus Education at Florida Institute of Technology.

Julie is recipient of the Joan Bixby Award, which recognizes those who enhance the climate for women's participation and development on Florida Tech's campus; the Florida Tech Most Valuable Panther Award; and the Florida Tech President’s Award. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies. Julie earned a Bachelor of Arts from Centre College in Kentucky, where she majored in English and Dramatic Arts, and a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Management from Florida State University.


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