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Dr. Christie Bledsoe

Associate Professor
Doctor of Education Program
Office: Parker 127
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8017900 College St, Box 8017BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4187(254) 295-4187
Subjects Taught: Graduate Research
Degrees Earned: Doctor of Education from University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Science in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Arlington
Bio

Christie Bledsoe earned Doctorate of Education at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor through the Leadership in Educational Administration (LEAD) program. She currently teaches research courses in the doctorate program.  Her research interests include teacher preparation, mathematics education, and technology. 

Dr. Bledsoe is a member of Texas Council for Professors for Educational Administrators, National Council for Teachers of Mathematics, School Science and Mathematics Association, Science Teachers Association of Texas, Association of Texas Professional Educators, Texas Association of Teacher Educators, Association of Teacher Educators, and Phi Delta Kappa. She has participated in symposiums to develop and implement the College and Career Readiness standards in Texas. She enjoys research and presenting.

Dr. Bledsoe has a total of ten years of teaching experience in the public school systems, first in Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD and then in Belton ISD.  She has taught math, science, and computer courses at the junior high and high school levels.  She really enjoyed her years at Belton’s alternative high school, Waskow High School.  Dr. Bledsoe chose to take some time off from full time teaching while her children were young, but she continued part time in Belton ISD as a tutor for TAAS and TAKS preparation and as a homebound tutor for teenage mothers.  She has also taught courses as an adjunct professor in the math department at UMHB.  She joined the faculty in the College of Education in 2009.

Christie and her husband Trey Bledsoe live in Temple, TX.  Christie supports Trey in his ministries as they open their lives and home to many people.  Trey and Christie have been blessed with four children, Joseph, Joshua, Rachel, and Rebekah.  Most of the Bledsoes’ leisure time is spent with family and friends.  They especially enjoy baseball, tennis, swimming, and boating.