Valarie Reckner began working at Columbus Academy in 1998 and is currently a first grade associate teacher. She also is involved with the responsive classroom committee and helps mentor new faculty. Valarie previously worked as a second grade associate teacher and was a PreK camp instructor on campus, this coming after many years as a substitute teacher in various Central Ohio school districts. She graduated cum laude with a B.S. in elementary education from The Ohio State University. Valarie and her husband, Mark, have two sons and four fun grandchildren.
Valarie’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
“I enjoy learning and it's awesome to work in an environment where everyone values education.”
“My husband and I rode the Tail of the Dragon this summer on our Harley. It's an 11 mile stretch of road with 318 curves.”
- B.S. The Ohio State University , Elementary Education