Stefanie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Dallas Baptist University.  Prior to coming to the Parenting Cottage, Stefanie worked for the State of Texas- Dept. of Family & Protective Services in the areas of Family Based Services and also Adoption Services.

Stefanie has been with the Parenting Cottage since 2018 and her certifications include: as an educator in the Parents as Teachers educational model able to serve families from prenatal to age 5,  a nationally certified Car Seat Technician and as a trainer for the Mothers and Babies curriculum assisting parents in handling stress.  Stefanie also assists as an educator for the Car Seat Safety Classes.

Stefanie currently serves as Program Coordinator and assists with connecting the agency to the community, enrolling new families for services as well as overseeing the Prenatal Education program at the Parenting Cottage helping parents prepare for the birth of their child as well as how to meet the challenges of caring for their newborn.