Degrees and Certifications:
Cal Poly Pamona National University
Hey everyone!!!! My name is Valerie Beckstrom and I have been teaching for over 20 years. I have taught all different grade levels from Kindergarten to 6th grade Middle School Math and Science. I started my career in La Puente California and taught there for 3 years however, I found my home in Alvord Unified shortly thereafter. I love teaching!! Not having children of my own I try to treat your children as if they were my own! I am the youngest of 3, I have one brother and a twin sister. I live here in Riverside and LOVE it!!
A little of my educational background ...
I grew up in Hacienda Heights California. I went to the same school from kindergartgen to 8th grade ... Mesa Robles ... then moved on to Glen A. Wilson High School where I graduated in 1993.
I received my bachelor's degree from Cal Poly Pomona and my Master's degree from National University.
Some other info...
I played scoccer from the gae of 6 years old until graduating High School and played a few years of softball as well.
I am a proud Auntie of 2 nieces and 1 nephew which I adore.
I love teaching and strive to make your child's educational experience an amazing time!! I enjoy learning about our children and helping them grow!! I truly enjoy making learning fun for all of us!!
I look forward to an ABSOLUTELY AMAZING year!!!
Please let me know if I can help in any way.
You can reach out through our class Dojo or my email
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