Jo Valens

Jo Valens has been a resident of Berkshire County for the past twenty-four years.  This summer she retired from over thirty years of teaching, the last eighteen of which were as an Early Childhood teacher at the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School.  The mother of a grown son, Jo lives in Great Barrington with her husband, sculptor and filmmaker Michael Thomas.  She has been an enthusiastic user of Berkshires since they were first available.