Vice President of Education
Stacy brings an outstanding background in wildlife ecology, conservation and education to her role as Vice President of Education. She began her career as a docent at the Jacksonville Zoo and as a volunteer for the Lubee Foundation, followed by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Conservation Student Association internship at Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Key Largo, Fla. Her background also includes work as veterinary technician and registrar at Parrot Jungle and Gardens and Lion Country Safari and Manager of Public Programs at The Florida Aquarium.
Stacy led multiple divisions of the Zoo Atlanta Education Team, including overnight and school and family programs, prior to her promotion to Vice President of Education. A certified environmental educator, she is a member of the Georgia Department of Education’s Science Advisory Committee and the Advanced Training for Environmental Education Certification Advisory Board. She serves on the AZA Conservation Education Committee and was invited to represent informal education in Georgia at the national meeting of the Council of State Science Supervisors.
Stacy has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in Ecological Teaching and Learning from Lesley University.