Stacey graduated from Frostburg State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban and Regional Stacey has been a member of the American Planning Association for twelve years, and has been a certified planner with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) since 1994. She received recognition as the Land Use Planner of the Year from the NH Planners Association in 1995. Stacey completed her Permaculture Design Certification in January 2013, an Advanced Permaculture Diploma in May 2013 in Franklin, NH, hosted and participated in the Advanced Permaculture Diploma in Littleton, NH in May 2014 for the River District, completed her Permaculture Teacher Training certification in August 2014, and co-taught the Manchester Advanced Permaculture Design Course in November 2014. Stacey completed teaching a Permaculture Design Certification Course in Canterbury Shaker Village in the summer of 2015 with two permaculture colleagues, has been a guest teacher for the D Acres Permaculture Course, and led the Permaculture Design Certification Course in Littleton, NH in the spring of 2016. Stacey is also an adjunct professor at Green Mountain College teaching permaculture design courses.