Dr. Stephanie R. Pasley is recognized and respected as an International Educational Consultant, Author and Publisher of Instructional Curricula, Motivational Speaker and a Certified Fitness Instructor. She has made teaching and motivating young people her life’s work. Dr. Pasley earned a Doctoral Degree in Youth and Child Studies: Specializing in Curriculum Development and Systemic Change; an Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership; a Master’s Degree in Exceptional Student Education-Specializing in Learning Disabilities at Nova Southeastern University; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Dr. Pasley taught Methods of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers at Barry University and served as a fifth grade teacher in the Broward County School District. It was her work as a classroom teacher that led to the infusion of her passions for educating children, the performing arts and physical activity. The merger of these three passions served as the launching pad for her unique instructional approach, which transcends traditional teaching methodologies and serves as one of the most dynamic and successful strategies for teaching math and reading. Dr. Pasley started her company, Step By Step Expressions, Incorporated to share her innovative, instructional creations--THE READING PARTY: Music! Fitness! Phonics! Fun! and THE MATH PARTY PROGRAM: Sing! Dance! Exercise! Learn!--with educators, students and parents across the nation.
A tremendous number of school districts infuse her motivational, musical learning technique into learning environments of students who struggle with reading and mathematics. Dr. Pasley is married to a prominent educator and Mayor of Daytona Beach, Derrick Henry; together they are the parents of Michael and Derrick Jr.