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Valentina is an educational consultant and content creator for Seidlitz Education working with educators across the nation to support English learners.
She works with schools and districts to provide professional learning experiences that are tailored to meet the needs of the educators. Valentina specializes in creating presentations that are practical, engaging, and interactive.
Valentina started her journey as an educator in 1997 as a third grade language arts teacher in Katy, Texas. She has served as an educator in many capacities since then including teaching second, third, and fourth grades. She is a longtime educator of multilingual students from around the globe and has worked as an ESL Instructional Support Specialty Teacher on her campus serving and co-teaching in first-fifth grade classrooms. As a district leader, she served as an ESL facilitator for campuses and as a professional development specialist.
Currently, Valentina shares her time a delivering professional development and writing. She is the co-author of the recently published book, Reading & Writing with English Learners: A Framework for K-5. See more about her experiences in the field here.