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Investment counselor , college administrator

Edward James Valeau, American college administrator, investment counselor. Named Outstanding Young Man of America, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1976; recipient Certified Commendable Service, Defense Contract Administration Services, 1972, Bay Area United Black Fund award, 1983; American Council Education fellowship, 1985-1986.


Valeau, Edward James was born on November 28, 1945 in Patterson, Louisiana, United States. Son of Austin and Gerogeanna (Victor) Valeau.


Bachelor of Science, Southern University, 1967. Master of Science, California State University, 1973. Doctor of Education, University California, Berkeley, 1983.


Teacher New Haven Unified School District, Union City, California, 1967—1971. Instructor Peralta Community College District, Oakland, 1969—1971. Teacher consultant San Mateo Union High School District, 1971—1973.

Assistant dean instructor San Mateo Community College District, Redwood City, 1973—1975, Canada College, Redwood City, 1973—1975. Director continuing education Skyline College, San Bruno, 1975—1980, director instruction, since 1980. Founder, chief executive officer Institute Achievement & Motivation, Hayward, California, since 1978.

Investment counselor Montross & Barber Investments Inc., San Mateo, since 1979. Founder, consultant Weiser & Associates, Hayward, since 1983. Director, project manager San Francisco Found, since 1983.


  • Other Work

    • Author: various educational programs, since 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Hayward Citizen's Advisory Committee, 1975. Chairman legislation committee Western Regional Council Black American Affairs, 1977—1979. Board directors Swords to Plowshares, San Francisco, 1979.

Chairman fundraising Regional Adult Vocational Council, 1980, Bay Area United Black Fund, Oakland, 1983, Bay Area Occupation Planning Committee, 1983. Member of National Education Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Southern Alumni Association, California Association Community Colleges (commission management training), California Teacher Association, Alpha Phi Alpha.


Married Vera Cecilia Hailey, June 17, 1969. 1 child Dwayne Edward.

Austin Valeau

Gerogeanna (Victor) Valeau

Vera Cecilia Hailey

Dwayne Edward Valeau