Stephanie, an Arizona native, attended the University of Arizona where she received her bachelors of science in family studies and human development. She then continued her studies in early childhood development and received her early childhood teaching certificate through the department of education in Phoenix, Arizona. Her qualifications include five years of elementary teaching experience. She spent two years teaching Kindergarten and one year teaching third grade in Phoenix, Arizona. Stephanie traveled abroad for one year to teach English to kindergarten and middle school students, and developed a kindergarten curriculum for a school in Seoul, South Korea. She recently finished teaching 3rd grade at Rocketship education in San Jose, CA where her students showed over 1.8 years of growth in math and literacy. This upcoming school year, she will begin her 6th year teaching at an elementary school in San Francisco, CA as the lead third grade teacher.