Eric Juli is currently the Director of Secondary Curriculum in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He has spent most of his career as an urban public school educator. Eric has taught in elementary, middle and high schools, and has been an administrator in both middle and high school. Eric is committed to the challenge of improving urban schools. He believes the traditional high school structure does not work for urban students, and we must change structures and practices to prepare students for our changing world. Eric tweets as @ericjuli and you can find his personal blog at http://growinggoodschools.blogspot.com/.