MAT in Early Childhood Education, Dyslexia Advocacy Certificate from DTI, SEAT Trained from COPAA, and 10 years of experience with educational advocacy
Stacey graduated from Georgia Southern with a BA in Writing and Linguistics in 2004 and a minor in Journalism. She became a substitute teacher, working with all elementary school grades in Gwinnett County for 3 years. In early 2013, she completed her Master of Arts in Teaching at Mercer University, specializing in Early Childhood Education. In 2012, she joined Ladder Learning as an Orton Gillingham tutor and eventually worked her way to Co-Director of Ladder Learning Services LLC.
During her ten years with LLS, she found her calling to help enable parents to advocate for their children with disabilities. She attended IEP and 504 meetings for LLS students, and she helped create goals and accommodations that best suited each child's needs.
Stacey currently holds a Dyslexia Advocacy Certificate from the Dyslexia Training Institute. She also has completed the SEAT (Special Education Advocacy Training) course given by COPAA, the Counsel of Parent Advocates and Attorneys.
Teaching Specialties: The Barton Reading and Spelling System, Foundations in Sounds, the Lindamood-Bell® LiPS® program, the Lindamood-Bell® Visualizing & Verbalizing® program, the Lindamood-Bell® On Cloud Nine® math program, Structured Word Inquiry (SWI), writing skills for all ages, Handwriting Without Tears®, early literacy and math skills for Pre-K and Kindergarten, Mortensen math/OG Math (elementary level)