Mrs. Blanden

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Mrs. Blanden

I am so excited to be your child's Social Studies teacher this year! This is my 9th year to be a classroom teacher but I have been at Broadmoore for 12 years. I worked as the Native American tutor for four years before beginning to teach 5th grade. I also have two children who went to Broadmoore throughout their elementary school years. My daughter, Hannah, is in Occupational Therapy school. My son, Sam, is a junior at East Central University.
 
I graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford in 1989 with a degree in Social Work. Right after college I worked for the Department of Corrections for about six years before choosing to stay at home with my children for awhile. When my children were both students at Broadmoore I was able to begin working here and have loved being here ever since. My husband and I have been married for 28 years. He works at OG&E and spends lots of time doing extra things in my classroom for me!
 
In my spare time I teach teenagers at my church and have them hanging out at my house often.  Both of my kids are now in college. I enjoy spending time with them when they are home. I love to read a good book and work in my gardens.