Maya Blanchard brings a blend of experiences as a former social studies teacher to her practice as a special educator at Boulder High School. Originally from New York, she has made Boulder home for more than 20 years. She earned a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Arizona-Tucson and an M.A. in Education from the University of Colorado-Boulder. Maya is committed to working with students of diverse backgrounds and with varied learning needs. She fosters curiosity, equity, voice, academic achievement, and social-emotional well-being in her teaching practice.