Advanced Programs Instructor

Ciera Valentine

Ciera holds a Bachelor’s degree in Homeland Security and a Minor in Weaponry in Mass Destruction from the American Military University. She served as a seaman in the United States Coast Guard where she earned the National Service Defense Medal before attending Tarheel Canine and obtaining her Master Trainer Certification in 2014. 

After graduation, Ciera has worked full time in training student trainers under basic and advanced obedience service, personal protection, and scent dogs working her way through the company. Seven years prior to graduating, she became the head of training and the Marketing and Sales Director. Ciera has a wealth of knowledge, is and AKC Evaluator and has worked with dogs for more than ten years.