• Valarie DiCarlo started her professional career as an Army nurse and served as a jump nurse at Fort Bragg, NC and a Medical Surgical Nurse at Forts Sam Houston, TX. and Belvoir, VA. After being honorably discharged, she spent the next twelve years in management as Director of Nursing running a dialysis facility in Alexandria, VA.  In 2001 she volunteered to substitute for her son’s K-3 class and was instantly “hooked” on teaching. Over the next ten years, she taught four different grades at two private schools in Fairfax County and has been teaching second and fifth grades with Loudoun County Public Schools since 2013, serving at Sterling and Lovettsville. 

    Valarie is a native of New Jersey, and graduated with a BS in Nursing from Carlow University, a Masters degree in Elementary Education, an Ed.S in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Special Education and is currently in the final year of a Doctoral Degree program in Exceptional Education Executive Leadership, the later three degrees from Regent University.

    Valarie and her husband live in Lovettsville and have three grown children, two of whom graduated from Loudoun County Public Schools. Her interests include Anglo-American Literature, going to the gym, Starbucks Coffee (with Soy Milk) and serving the community in various ministries through her church. 

    Valarie is looking forward to being an advocate and resource to the students and families of the incoming 6th graders to Harmony Middle School this coming year.  If you need to contact her you can reach her by calling 540-751-2500 or by emailing her at valarie.dicarlo@lcps.org