East Hartford Board of Education Members
East Hartford, Connecticut 06118
United States of America
Re-Elected to Board: 2017
Term Expires: 2021
Valerie Scheer was elected to the EH BOE in 2013. She is a lifelong resident of East Hartford; attended Goodwin, Langford, EHMS, and EHHS, and is now raising her family here as well. Valerie has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from CCSU and took a break from being the Director of Recreational Rehabilitation at a local nursing home to be a stay-at-home Mother for her children. Valerie joined the East Hartford Board of Education to become an advocate for the children and families in East Hartford. She brings a strong parental point of view to the Board, and hopes to make a difference by encouraging and supporting high expectations and a focus on nurturing a love of learning for the hearts and minds of every child, every day.
Valerie currently serves on the Policy and Audit Committee and is the Board of Education liaison to Pitkin and Woodland schools. In addition, she is a prior PTO president, Assistant Girl Scout troop leader and Sunday school teacher. Valerie was recently awarded the "Audrey Sterner Award" from the EHSYF for her support and commitment to the program and to the town. Valerie appreciates the opportunity to serve the town of East Hartford as a Board member, and is eager to help fulfill the district's promise of making the school the Pride of our Community for Every Child, Every Day.