Vickie Blankenship, Media Specialist
Vickie Blankenship is the Media Specialist and Digital Lead Teacher (DLT) for Asheville Primary School.
As the Media Specialist she works with the Preschool and Primary Montessori Classrooms. Preschool lessons include a storytime that connects to classroom themes and students checkout books to keep in their rooms for a daily reading time. Primary classes receive varied lessons in Information and Technology Skills (include library use and book circulation), research skills, and lessons in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). She also "pushes in" to classrooms to assist teachers as needed. Vickie also serves as the DLT (Digital Lead Teacher) and co-tech contact for the school.
Vickie is excited to join the staff this year. She is originally from Bakersville, North Carolina. She has a Elementary Education degree from Western Carolina University and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She has previously served as a School Library Media Specialist in McDowell County. Her husband Burton is an Elementary School Physical Education Teacher. Her son, Avery is sixteen and is a sophomore at Asheville Christian Academy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and watching her son play baseball.