Mrs. Teressa Blair » Welcome from Mrs. Blair

Welcome from Mrs. Blair

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Welcome to the wonderful world of Pre-K!  My name is Teressa Blair.  I was born and raised in Siloam Springs, Arkansas and am still an avid Razorback fan.  I attended college in Bethany, Oklahoma and graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education in 1982.  I taught kindergarten for one year at the laboratory school on campus while doing graduate studies.  I came to Owasso in 1983 and taught at Barnes Elementary for 4 years.  After taking a few years off to be a stay-at-home mom, I came back to teaching in 1992 at Hodson Elementary.  I continued teaching at Hodson until Northeast Elementary opened in 2001 and I moved over here.  This year will be my 34th year of teaching!!

     On a personal note I am married with 3 grown children.  My husband, Frank Blair, teaches Outdoor Ed at the 8th grade center and coaches football.  My oldest son Brett is married to our lovely daughter-in-law Chriss.  Brett is a meteorologist and works for the Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality in the Ozone Division. Chriss is a nurse at the heart hospital in Norman.  My second son Taylor has a degree in Music Education from the University of Arkansas.  He is a worship pastor at a church in Roanoke Virginia. Our beautiful daughter Jenna works for Amazon and has achieved her brown belt in Taekwondo.

     Pre-K is such an exciting year! Everything will be new and exciting through the eyes of your child.  Whether this is your first child in school or your last, I encourage you to relax and enjoy the journey.  One of my favorite quotes is: "Childhood should be a journey, not a race."  We want our  students to have so much fun at school, that they forget they are learning at the same time.  Our classroom is a very busy place!  We have a good mixture of large group activities, small center-based groups, small teacher-directed groups, and independent activities.  We look forward to a great school year!!!