Juli Balestrieri
First United Methodist Cooperative Nursery (FUMCN) Teacher

Ms. Juli has been teaching preschool for about 18 years and has been teaching at FUMCN co-op preschool since 2000. She has a degree in early childhood development from Schoolcraft College with 100’s of hours of continuing education in early childhood. Plus, Ms. Juli leads workshops for other early childhood teachers. She loves to understand how children learn and create activities that will enhance their development. Ms. Juli feels that early childhood education creates an important foundation for future learning.

Juli loves to read, garden, learn anything about history, can vegetables, make jam, and cook. She is the youngest of six children.