Valerie Burkholder



Valerie graduated from UCLA in 2012, earning a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, with minors in Conservation Biology and Geographic Information Systems.


Valerie has been a tutor for the past ten years, helping students succeed in math, physics, chemistry, and biology. In addition to tutoring, she has also worked with sea creatures in aquariums and museums for the past ten years.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Loves drawing, painting, photography, and digital art
  • Has a garden at home and enjoys growing and propagating plants
  • Loves adventuring in nature, especially in forests (including kelp forests)