Teaching with the times

  • Contributed

    Val “Miss Val” Hertzog is a second-grade teacher at St. Catherine School in Kapa‘a.

  • Courtesy of Val Hertzog

    St. Catherine School’s second-grade teacher Val “Miss Val” Hertzog and her students beam at Christmas time in 2019.

Known by the majority of her students as “Miss Val,” Val Hertzog has patrolled hallways of education for over 20 years, teaching lower elementary to high school students, beginning her career on Kaua‘i in special education at Kilauea School from 2006 to 2013.