Team Category : Southwest MN
Contact Number : (507) 720-2999
Contact Email : KristaB@lifetrack-mn.org
Krista started training with Lifetrack in January of 2018. And has been working hard to get trained in to work closely with families. She is fluent in American Sign Language, but speaks and hears quite well to communicate with the different needs for families. She is looking forward to meeting all the families and helping; supporting and guiding them with their children's needs, and best interests.
Krista currently resides in SW, Minnesota. Born and raised in Fairmont MN, but moved to Faribault to attend Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf before she entered high school, but ended up transferring to the Faribault public schools and graduated in 2001 from Faribault High School. She was living in Faribault for many years.
Krista is married to her high school crush, Corey, and they have been together for 10 years but have known each other for over 20 years. Corey and Krista met at MSAD while they went to school together.She has 4 children, each one is unique and keeps her busy. Kylah is her oldest and she is 15, she is a CODA (Children of Deaf adults.) Zander who is 8 was born profoundly deaf, Zyler is 6, and was diagnosed with Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD) Zyler was not diagnosed until the age of 3. Last is Bianca who is 4, she is profoundly deaf in her left ear and has some hearing in her right ear. The last 3 kids all attend Minnesota State Academy for the deaf. While Zyler does take some classes at the public school.
As a family they love to go camping and fishing. Her family has a camper up North and spends a lot of time up there.She enjoys decorating and has a passion for taking old things and making them look new again. You can often find her hanging out at the pool, working out, and playing volleyball.She also loves spending time with her friends playing carble and having bonfires. But mostly her passion is just to be home, and spending time with her husband and kids.
Krista has been enrolled at Rasmussen college since 2015, and is working hard on earning a degree in psychology. She also ran her own daycare in Faribault right by the local Deaf school for +9 years and worked closely with numerous kids. She would have about 10-12 kids in her home daily. She had to attend classes, trainings, and workshops to keep her license active and in good standing.
Name : Krista Blood
Designation : Southwest Parent Guide