Dr. Bledsoe entered the field of education in 1994 as a secondary math and science teacher in Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD and Belton ISD. Most recently, Dr. Bledsoe served as a professor at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, where she taught math and science methods for preservice teachers. Additionally, teaching research courses and supervising doctoral students in dissertation research established a strong knowledge base about a variety of education topics. She has published numerous articles about topics such as STEM, teacher training, technology in the classroom, special education, and leadership. She is passionate about effective teaching because education changes the future for children and for society.
Dr. Bledsoe prioritizes developing positive relationships to facilitate growth within an organization. Valuing diversity, she knows that each person has something unique to offer. She strives to build teams of educators that serve students and families in creative ways. Open communication and high standards characterize her work.
Of all the roles she fills, being a wife and mother are her favorites. Trey and Christie Bledsoe have called Belton/Temple home since 1998. The Bledsoes are actively involved in the community. They support their children – Joseph, Joshua, Rachel, and Rebekah – in many academic, athletic, and musical events in the area. They worship and serve in a local church.