Phone: (208) 585- 3027
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Biology Boise State University B.S. Sports Medicine Boise State University
Miss Valerie Hershey
Currently, I am in my fourth year of teaching at ATLAS High School. I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Medicine in 1999 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 2012, both from Boise State University. I have been blessed to have been able to travel around the world through the Boise State University Raptor Biology Program. I have conducted birds of prey field surveys in Kenya and India as well as studied endemic species on the Seychelles Islands. I was also a field assistant studying the nesting effects of buteo hawks around wind turbines. Other exciting jobs I have had include being a Gymnastics coach and a Zookeeper. I love animals and currently own one dog, two cats, and a fish. Besides my love for science is my love for the theatre. I lead the ATLAS School Drama Club performing plays such as: Romeo Juliet, and Zombies, Wizard of Oz, and Macbeth. My hobbies include traveling, camping, hiking, surfing, bird watching, film making and reading. I am thankful to be working at ATLAS and I enjoy taking part in the progress made by this school and its students.