Stephanie Pierce Creative Tools

Stephanie collaborates with Great Lakes Biomimicry in PK-12 education and Creative Tools. Previously the agency's Director of Creativity, Tools and Processes, Stephanie has also served at Invent Now, The National Inventor’s Hall of Fame Camp, Club Invention, and the Invention Project; Princeton University’s Community House Pace Center for Civic Engagement; North Creek School; Bellevue Learning Center; and several public school districts, as professional development instructor, creative content developer, educator, curriculum writer and editor. She researches innovative learning methods, with particular focus in philosophically based learning through storytelling and natural setting sensory perception.

Stephanie created curricular content experiences for children and the general public spanning PK-adulthood. She plays energetically in the maker movement, writes young adult novels, children’s’ picture books and stories in speculative fiction and is developing a resource for parents and educators in authentic learning.

As a community organizer and project co-founder, creating collaborations between diverse individuals from varied disciplines, age groups, backgrounds and intents, Stephanie has secured funding for environmental and sustainability education; designed, catalyzed and sustained local projects in community-based education; and focused her efforts in the interests of literacy, STEAM innovation and the environment. Through the Bugday Association, WWOOF, and TaTuTa, she has had the opportunity to serve on internally peopled eco-farms in Küçükkuyu, Tubingen, and Stuttgart.

Stephanie holds a BA in Philosophy with Linguistics minor and an MT from the University of Washington, with a Washington State Teaching Certificate.