Valerie Zielinski is a Senior Administrative Assistant at the Child Study Center, where she provides administrative and financial support to Dr. Chin Reyes and her team. Valerie has been employed at Yale since 1986 in various administrative positions. During this time, she has monitored grant activity, prepared budgets, managed a Customer Relationship Management database, and coordinated logistics for trainings and national conferences related to child development and education. Valerie lives in Branford, CT with her husband and son, and she is a graduate of Branford Hall School of Business. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her son’s sporting events, photography, and relaxing at the beach.