Valerie Rodriguez

Phone: (919) 989-6418

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education Birth - 2nd Grade with a concentration in Psychology. Dual Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education Birth - 2nd Grade. Birth - 2nd Grade General Education (New York) Birth - 2nd Grade Students with Disabilities (New York) K-6 General Education (North Carolina) K-6 Exceptional Children (North Carolina)

Valerie Rodriguez

Greetings everyone! I am so excitied to begin my career in North Carolina at West Smithfield Elementary School. I moved to North Carolina in 2017 and I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  I have taught in the field of early childhood education since 2005. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education Birth - 2nd Grade with a concentration in Psychology and I have a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education Birth - 2nd Grade. In my classroom, you will hear singing voices, see hands-on-learning experiences, teamwork, and students will given many opportunities to learn and grow from themselves and each other. The student plus the parent plus the teacher is a formula for success!

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  • What's Happening in the Community

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  • Virtual End of the Year Awards Presentation

    Although we couldn't be at school to celebrate the 2019/2020 School Year and our End of the Year Awards, we were still able to honor and celebrate our students virtually.

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  • Calendar and Report Card Update

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Senate Bill 704 was signed into law this month which includes some new calendar requirements. Therefore, the board adopted a calendar which has adjusted the first instructional day for students as August 17, 2020...

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  • Summer Meal Service Begins June 1

    As the school year comes to a close, please note that JCPS meal service will now operate at 9 sites during the summer months, rather than the previous 14. Summer meal service will begin Monday, June 1. Curbside meals will be served Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Benson Middle, Clayton Middle, Four Oaks Elementary, North Johnston Middle, Princeton Elementary, Selma Elementary, Smithfield-Selma High, West Clayton Elementary, and West Smithfield Elementary.

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  • Free Preschool for 4 Year Olds Through NC PreK

    Attention parents of 4-year-olds: Are you interested in your child attending a free preschool program? The NC PreK program is designed to provide 4-year-old children with positive early learning experiences that support their development and prepare them for Kindergarten.

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JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS considering three reopening scenarios for 2020-2021 school year

    Johnston County Public Schools has begun planning three possible reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Based upon recently released documents provided to all school districts...

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  • Help JCPS fulfill student needs

    JCPS is now on Purposity, an app that works much like Donors Choose, to fulfill needs that our students have. Please help Student Services reach their goal of 300 followers on Purposity to unlock the app's full benefits for our students...

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  • A Commitment to Solidarity, Peace, and Acceptance

    Johnston County Public Schools is in the business of providing a holistic educational experience that affirms and prepares our students for successful lives by teaching not only academic disciplines but how to treat one another. We are aware of recent social media posts and other unacceptable actions that have brought attention to racial and political insensitivity, which this school district does not condone.

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  • Calendar and Report Card Update

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Senate Bill 704 was signed into law this month which includes some new calendar requirements. Therefore, the board adopted a calendar which has adjusted the first instructional day for students as August 17, 2020...

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