Julie Gronquist-Blodgett

Julie Gronquist-Blodgett

Julie Gronquist-Blodgett has been a proud member of the Teach for America Kansas City family since 2010 and is the region’s executive director where she leads the support of nearly 500 corps members and alumni who are among the countless educators, families, and community leaders that have pushed to raise the bar for educational excellence.


Missouri teachers deserve better pay and sufficient support

By: and - May 9, 2023

Students all over the country, including children in Missouri, continue to suffer from learning loss, as well as inadequate academic and social support at school brought on by the pandemic. Compounding this problem is the fact that although decades of research show teachers being the single most important school-based factor impacting student achievement, many of […]