Stacie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design with minors in Art and Graphic Design. After a period of time with working in hospitals designing pediatrics units and other areas, Stacie pursued further education at FIT in New York. Once expecting her first child, she began researching and studying the Montessori philosophy. She received her 3-6 Montessori certification in Princeton,NJ after assisting in the Toddler program and being a substitute in the 3-6 program at Princeton Montessori School. She went on to teach 3-6 year olds at Valley Montessori School in California.