About Your Instructor: Valerie Largin holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Literature and Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She earned her teaching credential through the University of California, Davis. During her 17 years teaching English, she also coached Public Speaking, and participated in the Area III Writing Project at UCD.
Since 1991, when she started her own business, Valerie has gained training and experience in image, marketing, business development, and sales. She has coached individuals and businesses in writing and speaking/presentation skills, proposal writing, sales, and marketing. She has a variety of writing and editing experience, including: marketing and instructional materials; website copy; programs; agendas and minutes; proposals for construction/engineering and other work; articles; and print and online newsletters for firms, associations, residential complexes, and individuals.
While managing a property she developed newsletters which helped keep her residents informed, reminded, inspired, even amused. This made her management duties easier and created a connection with residents.