13 Aug Rebecca Blackshear
Year Joined Staff: 2019
Professional Background: Miss Blackshear has traveled extensively since graduating high school as a classically trained, professional ballet dancer. Her pursuit of a career in professional ballet has taken her across the United States, Southern Africa, and London, England. She has performed various forms of dance throughout her career, from classical to contemporary and has the honor of experiencing the joy of choreographing for and educating dancers of all ages. Miss Blackshear’s most recent positions were with the faculty of the academy at the Houston Ballet as classical ballet instructor and with the staff of Trinity Classical School as PE and art instructor.
Philosophy of Education: Miss Blackshear believes that movement and expression are vital to a student’s journey in education. She approaches teaching with a desire to see her students flourish as they develop gross motor skills along with social abilities, problem solving, and team building. Creative expression is a unique way of reflecting our Creator, and she hopes her class is space where students will learn how to become grateful stewards of their gifts.