Director of Elementary Education

Julie Droller
Director of Elementary Education

Julie is a visionary leader and lifelong learner with over 20 years of experience in education. She holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Connecticut, a Masters in Education from Sacred Heart University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Business from the State University of New York in Albany.

Julie began her career in education as a 1st and 3rd grade teacher in Ridgefield, and then served as K-5 Literacy Coordinator for the Darien Public Schools. In 2006, she became principal of Veterans Park Elementary School in Ridgefield, where she transformed the school culture into a professional learning community. Julie came to Westport in 2011 as Principal of Saugatuck Elementary School, and took on oversight of the elementary literacy program. In 2014, she began serving in her current role where she is responsible for PreK-5 teaching and learning, assessment, and professional development. One of her proudest accomplishments is leading the development and implementation of the District’s Guiding Principles, the values and aspirations that are the foundation of all the District’s work.

In her spare time, Julie loves to learn about the world through travel, reading, food, and the arts, and is happiest when she shares these experiences with treasured family and friends.


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