Mrs. Erb started training Peer Helpers at R.H.S. in 2007.
She has had the honor of working with students for over 25 years.
Her hope is to motivate them to become all they were meant to be.
Valerie Erb has helped many young people through her roles as a credentialed teacher, public speaker, workshop facilitator, advisor, substance abuse educator, support group leader and youth leader. She is candid about the struggles she faced throughout her own childhood and teen years, and how she overcame many obstacles to go on to better things. She imparts to each life she touches the hope of being restored from the inside out. Valerie holds a B.A. in English and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership. She has many years of public speaking experience. She is trained in Peer Helping Education, Conflict Management, Peer Assistance Leadership, Substance Abuse Education, Asset Development, Subtle Attributes Screening, Rape Crisis Intervention, TEG & TAP Education , SAFE Schools Coordination, Multicultural Education Training, and Violence and Anger Management. She has used all of her experience and training to write the curriculum for Inside Out Peer Helping. She loves teaching and has never met a student that she did not like. Most of all, she is passionate about lifting up young people and the adults who work with them.
"How wonderful it is
need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world."
Peer Helping Teacher
Phone: (916)782-3753 x3336