Stefanie Straker

Long Island

Stefanie Straker has worked in early childhood education since 2001. She served as an educational director at a childcare center for five years, and has experience teaching children ranging from toddlers to pre-kindergarten and first grade. In addition to serving in teaching and administrative roles, Stefanie also worked for the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute as an early childhood coach and a facilitator for teachers involved in the NYC Pre-K For All initiative. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in educational psychology while working at QUALITYstarsNY, and is excited to be making an innovate contribution to the changing dynamic of pre-kindergarten education.