Blanken Annie picture 2016


We are excited to welcome Mrs. Annie Blanken to 4th grade this year!  Mrs. Blanken is a synodically trained teacher with a B.A. Music and Teaching Degree (2010) from Concordia University, NE.  She has served in various teaching capacitites at Gloria Dei Lutheran Academy in Davie, FL, including K-8 Music, middle school computers, and PE, middle school band and 1st grade homeroom teacher.  She currently holds a Florida K-6 Teaching Certificate for Elementary Education, as well as a K-12 Certificate for Music Education.  Mrs. Blanken will serve in both the 4th grade classroom (afternoons) and also as a lower grade aide.   Mrs. Blanken recently moved to Fort Wayne with her husband, Alex and they are expecting their first baby this fall.