Val Stockdale

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Val Stockdale

8th Grade Teacher

Val Stockdale grew up in Southern Indiana with 3 sisters and 1 brother, and her parents, Ralph and Kathleen Bettag. Upon graduating from high school, she attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute — home of Larry Bird. She met her future husband in college and after graduating, she married and moved to Nashville.

Jill and her husband moved a bit during their early years where she taught math in Illinois and Indiana. She earned in Master’s Degree in Math from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

After her children Justin and Kristen were born, the Stockdales found themselves back in the Nashville area where Jill began teaching at St. Bernard Academy and then, St. Edward.