Valerie Jones, Gan Shoresh 3 Year Old Teacher


Valerie Jones has been a teacher at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School since 2005. She taught Pre-K at Mandel JDS up until 2008, when she switched to Gan Shoresh.  Before coming to Mandel JDS, Val was a Pre-Kindergarten teacher at The Mandel Jewish Community Center in Beachwood for several years. Before finding her calling in teaching, Val was the Communications Manager at Playhouse Square Center. Val graduated from Emory University in 1981 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology. In 2002, she completed a teaching license from Notre Dame College. In Val’s free time, she enjoys reading, walks through the park, and spending time with her three adult sons.