Stefanie has been a part of the Firefly family for the past four years. In 2013 she was a member of the team that started the new Firefly Day Camp. She enjoyed camp so much that she worked at both the Firefly Day Camp and then joined the overnight camp just a few short weeks later.
For the past five summers, Stefanie has worked at both Firefly Day Camp and Firefly Overnight Camp. She is excited for the opportunity to continue with Firefly in her role as the Firefly Unit Head for the third year!
Stefanie obtained her undergrad degree through Indiana University. She studied Human Development and Family Studies along with Sociology and Human Sexuality. Her Bachelor's degree is in Applied Health Science. Stefanie completed her Master's degree at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Stefanie received her master's in Applied Behavior Analysis. Stefanie is a Behavior Analyst at a Therapeutic day school for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Lisle, Illinois. Stefanie previously worked at a psychiatric hospital for the Autism Unit in Streamwood, Illinois. Stefanie was previously an ABA therapist for children with ASD at a clinic in Northbrook. She has worked with children with autism for the past five years and has enjoyed every minute of the gratifying work.
As a fun fact, Stefanie is also a free-lance make-up artist and has been doing make up professionally for the past six years. In her free time she likes to exercise, spend time with friends and family, and bake. She is very excited for this upcoming Firefly summer!