"Hello! I'm Valerie. I've been teaching 3rd grade for ten years now! I feel so blessed and happy that I chose education as my career. I love waking up in the morning, going to my classroom, and being greeted by my students each day as they filter into the room. Although every year is different because the students change from year to year, one thing always remains the same... my passion for teaching! I am constantly striving to keep my teaching methods fresh and engaging. I enjoy using new metho"