Staff Spotlight: Valerie Schanhals

Posted 04/06/2016

What is a fun fact about you? Something most people do not know about me is that I once worked at a hotel in downtown Denver and I got to meet a lot of celebrities like Eminem, Christina Aguilera, and Justin Timberlake.


What is your favorite thing to do outside of school? Outside of school, I love hanging out with my baby boy, Andre. He is a handful, but I love chasing him around the park and reading books to him.


Where are you from? I was born and raised in Denver.


What experience led you to Trevista? I taught fourth and fifth grade in Jefferson County schools for many years and I was lucky enough to join the Trevista staff last year.


How long have you been a teacher? I’ve been teaching for 10 years.


What is your favorite part of teaching each grade English Language Development? My favorite part of teaching ELD is getting to know all of our amazing kids!


What do you love most about being a part of the Trevista Community? The staff commitment to our students is what I love most about being a part of the Trevista Community.