Valerie was born in Chicago, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has resided here in Las Vegas since 2001. She is a lover of organizing, shopping, food, and crafting! Valerie is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. It was there where she also met her husband, Kelvin, with whom she has shared 14 years. Valerie started out teaching Kindergarten and First Grade in the Clark County School District and later moved on to teaching First Grade in a private religious school. In 2010, she entered the realm of Preschool teaching where she took on the role of Pre-Kindergarten teacher at a private school. It was at that school, where she later fulfilled the role of Center Director for five years prior to joining the Adelson Educational Campus in the Summer of 2018. Valerie has a 5 year old son, Aden, who loves to learn and grow with our campus and a 1-year-old daughter, Averie, who will be joining AEC in the winter. Valerie is happy and excited to be a part of the Adelson family!