Stephanie has always been interested in the intersection of art and literature, and currently practices painting and ceramics. She earned an undergraduate degree from Clark University included a double-major in English and Studio Art, and a M.A.T. from Clark University’s Hiatt Center for Urban Education in 2007. After a year-long student-teaching practicum at Worcester’s South High Community School, she spent the next eight years at Waltham High School, teaching literature and writing and advising the school’s student-run literary magazine. She joined the IACS faculty as an English teacher in 2015.