Susan Stacey has worked in the field of early childhood for over 35 years, as an early childhood educator, director, practicum advisor and. She obtained her Master's degree at Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, California. Stacey frequently presents across North America about emergent curriculum, reflective and responsive practices, inquiry, documentation, and the role of the arts in ECE. She teaches adult ECE students at the N.S. College of Early Childhood Education, and belongs to several professional organizations such as NAEYC and the Canadian Childcare Federation. Stacey has presented frequently at NAEYC conferences, and has been published in Young Children, Young Exceptional Children, and Exchange. Her books with Redleaf Press include Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings, The Unscripted Classroom, and Pedagogical Documentation in Early Childhood.