Fourth Grade; Fourth and Fifth Science and Religion

Linda Kertz has been a teacher for over 41 years. She began her teaching career working in a LD Resource Room at Central R-3 School District, moved on to working with autistic children at Judevine Center, and then to Valle Catholic. She has a B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State University with MO Certifications in Elementary, Learning Disabilities, and Behavior Disorders; Emphasis in Reading and Exceptional Children; Certification of Competency with Autistic Children, and is Paul VI Institute Religion Certified.

She loves to travel, read, garden, and to spend time outdoors!

What do you love most about teaching at Valle Catholic?
“There is a lot I love about being a teacher at Valle Catholic. I love being with the Valle Catholic staff and families. Just being with all the students and watching them grow in all aspects makes me enjoy my time at Valle Catholic! Teaching at Valle Catholic is one of those rare professions that keeps my brain young, allowing me to continue my own journey as a lifelong learner. Every day brings an excitement, joy, and suspense at Valle Catholic which is full of history and tradition!”

To our 2020-2021 students …
“Hello 4th and 5th Graders! I am SO excited to be your teacher this year at Valle Catholic! We are going to have a lot of fun. This school year is going to be very exciting and busy as we learn and grow together. I hope YOU are just as excited as I am to begin this adventure! YOU belong at Valle Catholic!”