Stacy has taught English at McNairy Central High School for the last nine years, while also teaching evening classes in composition, literature and poetry at the Selmer satellite campus of The University of Tennessee at Martin. Previously, she was a lecturer in English at The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She served as a cohort among the second group of SCORE fellows from 2015-2016, contracted for two years as a Core Coach for the Tennessee Department of Education and currently works as a content reviewer for the 9-11 grade English Language Arts TNReady assessment. She writes a weekly column for The Daily Corinthian in Corinth, Mississippi. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in creative writing from The University of Tennessee Memphis and a Master of Arts degree in English with a concentration in poetry writing from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She also serves as a Hope Street Group Tennessee Teacher Fellow, engaging her colleagues in providing classroom feedback to the Tennessee Department of Education on public education policy issues.