Mrs. Deborah Rieck Blinn

Phone: 352-671-4750


Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education BA 06/1980 Graduate Studies 09-06/1993 ESOL Endorsement 06/2011 Reading Endorsement 12/2017 Gifted Endorsement 06/2017

Mrs. Deborah Rieck Blinn

Welcome to the new school year!  My name is Deborah Rieck Blinn and I have been teaching for 27 years:  16 in Florida and 11 in New Hampshire. I have taught multiple class levels from second to eighth grade, with most of my experience in the third and fifth grades.  I love my profession and the wonderful students I have come to know and work with each year.  I am equally blessed to be working at South Ocala Elementary with the terrific, third-grade team, the gifted team,  and outstanding administration and faculty.


Besides a degree in Elementary Education, I have an ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) endorsement, a gifted teaching endorsement, and a Reading Endorsement.


I have five, grown children:  a son and four daughters who live in Florida, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Alabama.   I have two grandsons in New Hampshire and one in Florida. I try to see them as often as I can. 


“Family” means everything to me.  I believe in working together to support and strengthen our community, classroom, and school family.  With everyone’s help, this year should prove to be a remarkable year for all!  I am excited to start this new year with you!