Valerie is currently living in Boise, Idaho. She was originally from the Philippines but moved to Idaho at a very young age. She speaks 4 different languages: English, Tagalog, Bisaya, and Ilocano. From a moving from a tropical country to the Idaho mountains, she learned to enjoy the outdoors. She’s adventurous and spontaneous and loves to travel, hike, camp, raft, kayak, and golf. Besides the outdoors, she enjoys photography, videography and reading books in her free time.
At a young age, Valerie took care of her younger sibling while her parents were at work. At the same time, she was a childcare provider to multiple families. After high school, she went to work at a childcare facility. There, she became an Assistant Teacher, and eventually moved to a Lead Teacher position. She has an associate degree in Media, Studio, and Liberal Arts and is currently studying Integrated Media at Boise State University.
As a childcare provider, she is known to go above and beyond in the care of the children. She loves to teach children how to be creative and at the same time, be respectful. She finds great joy in the positive impact she brings to the children and their families.