Stephanie is a native of Connecticut, but six years after first visiting Boulder, she adopted Colorado as her new home in 2012. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Indiana University, where she completed dual undergraduate majors in Music (clarinet) and Ethnomusicology and a Minor in Spanish. She also earned an M.A. in Ethnomusicology from Indiana University, and an M.S. in Music Education from the University of New Haven. During the 2012-2013 school year, she began to work at Columbine and discovered her passion for working with the bilingual student population. She also is fortunate to to teach at both Pioneer and Sanchez Elementaries in Lafayette, CO. Stephanie has taught general music,beginning band, marching band, and choir with students from kindergarten to 12th grade. She maintains a private studio of saxophone and clarinet students. In her spare time, Stephanie likes to sing, salsa dance, and cook.