Dr Valerie Daniel is a qualified Teacher with over 30 years’ experience with the last 13 years as a Maintained Nursery School head teacher.
Her other roles include being a trustee for the Birmingham Nursery Schools Collaboration Trust (BNSCT) currently the chair of the Trust as well as sitting on a number of Local Authority Strategic groups. She is one of fifteen Birmingham Association of Maintained Nursery Schools (BAMNS) head teachers who work within a contractual collaboration. Valerie is a Dr of Education (University of Birmingham) and a trained Systems Leader and Leadership Mentor for other headteachers and leaders in the Early Years Sector. She has a deep interest in the dynamics of the current Early Years Sector and wrote her thesis on The Perceptions of a Leadership Crisis in the Early Years Sector (EYS).