Valerie Lovelace is the Executive Director of Greater Capital Region Teacher Center. As certified Pre-K – 6 teacher, Valerie has designed and facilitated professional learning experiences for educators for over two decades. Valerie obtained her B.S. in Elementary Education, M.S. in Teacher Education and Graduate Certificate in School District Business Leadership at the College of St. Rose. She is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program at the Esteves School of Education at The Sage Colleges. In addition, she has worked at Questar III BOCES and in higher education at SUNY Schenectady. Valerie is proud to serve as Co-Chair of the New York State Teacher Center (NYSTC) Network.