Valerie Yost ~ Second Grade Teacher
Mrs. Yost is a second grade teacher at Leesburg Elementary. She began teaching in 1989 with Pocono Mountain School District in Pennsylvania. After one year she relocated to Virginia and began teaching for Fairfax County Schools. She moved to Loudoun County in 1994 and she taught second grade at Leesburg Elementary for three years. From 1998 to 2003 Mrs. Yost enjoyed working as a home daycare provider before returning to teach third grade at Leesburg Elementary in 2003. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University and she has additional graduate credits from Shenandoah, George Mason, and the University of Virginia. She enjoys biking, gardening and bird watching. She has 3 children ages 15, 22, and 25 years old. Mrs. Yost strives to challenge her students every day by creating a exciting learning environment! She looks forward to working again with a wonderful second grade team in planning the upcoming year.