Julie L. Bortoli, MA, NCC, LPC, has been a school counselor at Plainfield Central High School for 16 years. She has 23 years of counseling experience in total, with prior experience as a school based probation officer and a counselor at a homeless shelter.
Julie earned her BA degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a MA in Political and Justice Studies from Governors State University and a MA in School Counseling and Guidance from Lewis University. A life-long learner, Julie continues her education to maintain NCC and LPC licenses.
Throughout her years at Plainfield Central, Julie has assisted countless students with their post-secondary plans and the college admission process. Julie has a passion for helping students find their purpose at an affordable, yet challenging university.
Having served as the ACT testing coordinator for over ten years, Julie currently collaborates with the Junior-Senior group guidance planning team and is the school liaison to Joliet Junior College. Presently, Julie is the 504 Counselor, helping students with medical conditions obtain academic accommodations.
Julie enjoys speed walking, tandem bike rides and beach days. Julie also serves on the board of her local community pool and racquet club. She resides in Naperville with her three children.