Brooke VanBlarcom is a senior at Coldwater High School and attends the Education Program at the Branch Area Careers Center. Brooke is employed through the On-The-Job Training program at the Branch Area Careers Center Tot Spot Pre-School as a Teacher Cadet. Her supervisor is Mindy Travelbee. Her job duties include supervising children during playtime, assisting with snacks, and directing developmentally appropriate play and social skill activities.
Brooke feels the best part of her OJT training is working with the kids and watching them laugh and learn every day. Her OJT training has helped her become more professional and learn the skills of becoming a pre-school teacher. Brooke is the daughter of Scott and Suzie VanBlarcom. After graduation, Brooke plans to work full time and possibly go to college. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys going to the mall, hanging out with her boyfriend and friends, and gymnastics.