Degrees and Certifications:
-Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology (Focus: Field Archaeology, Sociology, Politics, Film) -Educator Certificates: K-12 Special Education, EC-6 Generalist. -Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Trainer for BISD -TASSEL Certification (Teaching Autism & other Special Learners in Supportive Environments for Life-long Success)
Mr. Justin Blomquist
Justin Blomquist has been teaching in the field of Special Education/Behavior for 6 years. Mr. Blomquist has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Prior to entering education, Mr. Blomquist worked as a Research Scientist Assistant at UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research (CAR). At CAR, he gained experience as Field Archaeologist, Project Leader, Lab Technician, Co-Author of Site Reports and assisted in their Summer Youth Education Program. In 2013, seeking to help others, Mr. Blomquist obtained his teaching certification and entered the field of education.
Mr. Blomquist started his teaching career at Fair Oaks Ranch Elementary as a one-on-one teaching assistant in a behavior classroom. After one year as a teaching assistant at Fair Oaks, Mr. Blomquist was hired as a Special Education Teacher at Curington Elementary. While teaching at Curington Elementary, he has served in many roles including; Special Education Department Chair, Non-Violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention Instructor for BISD, BOA curriculum instructor, BISD Strategic 50 committee member, classroom co-teacher and inclusion support staff, campus behavior support specialist, and social skills teacher. Using his experience from teaching at Curington and his strong background knowledge of various cultures, sociology, and a passion for data collection and assessment Mr. Blomquist brings a passionate child-centered approach to his Behavior Specialist position as a new member to the Voss Middle School Special Education Team.
SOAR EAGLES SOAR!
Originally from Houston, Mr. Blomquist grew up in Canyon Lake and attended Smithson Valley High School where he met his wife. Mr. Blomquist will join his wife, a CTE Teacher, and their only daughter at Voss this year. He and his family have lived in Boerne for the past 8 years. When he is not teaching, he enjoys coaching his daughter's travel softball team, woodworking, listening to music, playing the drums or guitar, and making amazing barbecue ribs!
If you have any questions or need to contact Mr. Blomquist please feel free to email him at firstname.lastname@example.org