Julie Dort serves at the department chair for Information Technology, Business, and Accounting. In addition, she teaches Information Technology classes and advises the IT student population. She joined Kaplan University, Omaha campus, in January of 2009, as an adjunct faculty member in the IT Department. In June of 2009, Julie accepted a full time position in the department. Her experience includes 22 years of teaching experience. She was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award at Iowa State University in 1990, Department of Education Outstanding Faculty at Creighton University in 1994, and Faculty Member of the Year at Kaplan University in 2010. Mrs. Dort holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with an emphasis in Education Computing from Iowa State University. In addition, she earned a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from Iowa State University.