Valerie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Special Education and a minor in Disability Studies from the University of Delaware. Throughout her studies, Valerie engaged in learning with students in first through fifth grade as a classroom teacher and as an advanced academics teacher. After graduating in 2020, she spent two years as a fourth grade math and history teacher. Recently she received training from Michigan State University in Middle School Connected Math. This year, Valerie will be the 6th grade homeroom teacher, as well as a middle school math teacher. Valerie is excited to share her love of math with her middle school students!