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Welcome to Julie Billiart Schools, a family of K-8 coeducational, independent day schools for children with learning differences.

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5 Tips For a Successful Return to School

Posted Jul 05, 2021 in Tips & Resources

The end of summer vacation is bittersweet. On one hand, the resumption of school can be an intimidating thought after a three-month brain break. On the other hand, students are eager to see their friends...

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Julie Billiart Schools alumni supported through high school, college and beyond

Posted Jun 28, 2021 in Alumni Stories & Testimonials

Taylor Samson, a 2010 JB graduate, seeks valuable coaching from former teachers-- Most students who are preparing to graduate college are busy with the reality of what comes next. As they wind down their academic careers,...

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Five Summer Activities to Strengthen Learning While School’s Out

Posted Jun 05, 2021 in Tips & Resources

The “Summer Slide” is real. And, despite what it sounds like (the awesome new ride at your local waterpark), it’s actually a genuine educational concern for all students, including those with special needs. As the...

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The Icing on the Cake: Julie Billiart Schools alumna lands her dream job

Posted May 20, 2021 in Alumni Stories & Testimonials

In the world of Marie O’Brien, a 2014 graduate of Julie Billiart School Lyndhurst, landing her dream job at Nothing Bundt Cakes in South Euclid is a definite indicator of hard work, a positive attitude,...

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Congrats to our grads! The best is yet to come.

Posted May 18, 2021 in School News & Events

As we bring another school year to a close, we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight our 2021 Julie Billiart Schools graduates. This school year has certainly challenged everyone in our community but our...

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Fun for the whole family - ideas and activities from our JB family to yours!

Posted May 17, 2021 in Tips & Resources

As JB students prepare for break, parents and caretakers may be looking for kid-friendly and/or sensory-friendly activities to fill the summer days. Enjoy this guide of places to go, things to see, and experiences to...

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Teachers Who Believe In Our Mission Support Students In and Out of The Classroom

Posted May 17, 2021 in School News & Events

All of our teachers understand that when it comes to Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), the most important part is the Individualized component. That is exactly what Alyssa Szpalik and Shannon Cole, 2nd grade intervention specialists...

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Autism: Awareness vs. Acceptance - What’s The Difference?

Posted Apr 15, 2021 in Industry News

By: Matt Christensen Every April, people don blue t-shirts and cling puzzle piece logos to their windshields to honor Autism Awareness Month. Started by the Autism Society in 1970, the goal was to educate people about...

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Secret doors, thousands of books, hundreds of windows, and a rich history of tradition. Lesser-known facts about JB that might surprise you!

Posted Apr 14, 2021 in School News & Events

If school buildings could talk, imagine all of the knowledge they could share - decades of teachers, students, and information constantly passing through. Here are some interesting facts about our JB Campuses that you might...

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Incredible Teachers Foster Incredible Growth

Posted Apr 09, 2021 in School News & Events

At JB, we want all of our families, friends, and community members to have the opportunity to get to know our incredible teachers. In this short interview, we will learn a little more about Maggie...

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open-quote All of the teachers and staff at JB are patient and willing to take the extra time to make sure we, as parents, understand and are comfortable. close-quote

JB Parent

open-quote I don’t think I will ever be able to put into words how grateful I am that you saw my daughter for all that she is today and all that she is yet to become. close-quote

Tammie Sommer

open-quote Julie Billiart Schools gave us hope after our daughter was diagnosed with a learning disability. At JB, she thrived in the small classes, received necessary therapies, and developed the self-confidence to ask for help when she needed it. close-quote

JB Parent

open-quote They have all the resources necessary, specialized to the individual learning of each child, and the heart that goes with it. I don't think we would have stayed in Ohio if it wasn't for JB! close-quote

JB Parent

open-quote Julie Billiart Schools has helped my child become a better version of himself. The teachers and therapists at JB really know and understand how to reach children who learn differently. close-quote

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open-quote My kids love everything about JB and look forward to going to school every day and seeing their friends and teachers. JB is truly a one of a kind school enriching young lives everyday. close-quote

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