Stephanie was born in Florida and moved to North Carolina as a child, and has lived in the Triangle area ever since. After spending six years in the army and traveling to different areas, she was introduced to the diversity of Durham and fell in love with the city. Her love of children was evident as a toddler when she played “childcare” with her baby dolls. Stephanie’s love of children and her nanny experience guided her into a certificate of Nursing Assistance and then an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. After graduation, she worked in a Montessori environment before reaching out to The Little School. In her spare time, Stephanie loves hiking and camping, spending time with her family and her three young nieces, and hanging out in this awesome city. Her long-term goals are to further her education and experience and to hike the Appalachian Trail. She is thrilled to be serving the children here at TLS at Duke.