Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Visual Art Studies and Minor in Art History. Certifications: PEDAGOGY & PROF RESP EC-12 ART EC-12
Miss Valerie Shaffer
Welcome to Art Jackson Jaguars!!!
This is my first official year teaching art and I am beyond excited to become apart of the Jackson family.
Being in a military family, I was born in Alaska, grew up in California and Florida before moving to Texas. I spent most of my school years in Del Rio, a small border town in TX and moved to Dallas in 2007.
Ever since I was a little girl my dream job was to be an elementary art teacher. To make that dream come true I attended the University of North Texas in Denton where I received my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art Studies and minored in Art History.
When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time outdoors with my daughter and our dog. We love to travel, go to museums and explore hiking trails.
I believe art is not only a great form of expression but also very theraputic. I cannot wait for us to start creating art together!
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