Hometown - Too many places to list (father was in the Army)!
How long I've been an Imagination Station member - Founding member since 2014
What I love about Imagination Station - I love Imagination Station because it brings families in the community together-- it's all about making connections and supporting one another.
A quote I live by - "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples."
- St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa)
Valerie co-founded the museum with David Hartmann and Quentin Davis. With a B.A. in English and PhD in Italian Literature, Valerie is passionate about developing pre-literacy skills in toddlers and preschoolers, and cultivating a love of reading in children of all ages. She is the current Outreach Committee Chair and loves helping Imagination Station serve at-risk children and families in the CSRA. When she is not at the museum, Valerie enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons and working as a freelance writer and editor.