B.A. in Journalism, The George Washington University; M.S. Ed. Elementary Education, Queens College. Stefanie came into the education field through the New York City Teaching Fellows program. Seven years ago she joined the staff of P.S. 56Q, a small 2-5 elementary school in Queens where she has been the third grade self-contained gifted and talented teacher for the past five years. She is currently a member of the School Leadership Team, Curriculum Committee, Olweus Bully Prevention Program Committee, and organizes the implementation of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model Reading Framework, and Enrichment Cluster Program.