For her outstanding contributions as a school teacher and principal, Valerie is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Bob Becker of Tawas City, Michigan. According to Bob:

“Valerie has been involved in education at all levels.  She started teaching in 1957, with a limited certificate and completed her doctorate in 1992.  She has been a teacher, principal, director and consultant.  She currently serves on the Chrysler National Education Program.”

Valerie was an educator for thirty years.  From 1960-1987, she was a principal in the Saginaw Public School system.  She also taught literature during her career.