, 2021 ·


Valerie Ellery

Global Education & Curriculum Specialist, A21

Valerie Ellery has dedicated 30+ years to the field of education in various roles as a National Board Certified Teacher, Curriculum Specialist, Mentor/Coach, International Educational Consultant, and Best-Selling Author. Her books have been used internationally in classrooms and universities in eleven countries inspiring educators to motivate and engage today’s whole learners. As A21’s Global Human Trafficking Education Curriculum Specialist, Valerie co-authored A21’s Bodies Are Not Commodities and other global educational resources in self-worth and human trafficking prevention and awareness. In addition, she helped align A21’s Primary Prevention Program for Thailand and works with all over a dozen countries for A21 to bring human trafficking awareness to millions of students. She also served as Florida Department of Education’s 1st ever K-12 Human Trafficking Prevention Education Specialist laying the foundation for creating "Child Trafficking Free Zones" in Florida schools. Valerie travels the globe to inspire and cultivate healthy educational environments for learning. She believes that “Education is the key to Prevention.”