Julie Coates is LERN’s Vice President for Membership Services and a leading authority on the demographics of lifelong learning. She is a popular presenter on generational learning and communication as well as trends in lifelong Learning. In addition to presenting and consulting in the United States, she has presented in Russia, Mexico, Canada, Germany, England, and Australia. Her published books include the ground-breaking Generational Learning Styles, which has been published in English, Spanish and Russian.
She is also co-author with William Draves of NineShift: Life, Work and Education in the 21st Century and A Pedagogy for the Twenty-First Century. Her upcoming book with co-Author William Draves is Smart Boys, Bad Grades. Coates has been interviewed by The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune and Psychology Today among other media.