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Greg Vallee

Greg Vallee
Elementary School Teacher
Madison Metropolitan School District

545 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53703

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Greg Vallee was born in Vancouver, BC, Canada and moved to San Francisco in 1957, on an immigrant visa green card. At the age of 18, he enlisted into the US Army where he served from 1967-1970. He also attended West Point for 34 days. Vallee received his BA in English Literature from University of California-Berkeley. He also completed two years of graduate school at San Francisco State University in an Open Classroom teaching certification program. Vallee spent part of his career teaching in Europe, but for the past 20 years he’s been a teacher in Madison Public Schools. Vallee has received two Master of Arts degrees, a Japan Memorial Fulbright scholarship and is the recipient of a Kohl Teacher Award in Wisconsin.

Everyone across America has an opinion and individual experience about teaching, being a teacher, and what works and doesn't work. It is one professional vocation where everyone is a true expert! Madison teacher Greg Vallee shares his experiences, his colleague's experiences, and curriculum with emphasis on Elementary Education. He’ll talk about the pros and cons about being a teacher, certification requirements and current issues facing the profession. (Running Time 24:50)