Stacey Georges, President/Treasurer
Community Outreach Specialist, Stacey Georges has been inspiring children to embrace and express their creativity in dynamic ways and gain a love and deep appreciation for nature and our environment for over 18 years. She comes to SLTRC with a BS in Education as well as an MAT and an MA in Education and Innovation with a Certificate for Education for Global Sustainability. Stacey is dedicated to bringing her experience with the constructivist approach, her belief in mindfulness practices, her focused child-centered drive, her knowledge and application of experiential learning, and her outside-the-box way of thinking to all that she does and who she interacts with on behalf of SLTRC.
Jessica Johnson, Secretary Holds a lifetime membership to the Girl Scouts Organization. She is an enthusiastic co-leader in both of her daughters troops and volunteers as cookie manager and coordinator. Currently elected as vice president in her neighborhood HOA, she also sits as Neighborhood Watch Coordinator to liaison with the local police department. As an artist, animal lover, and nature enthusiast, she is very passionate about sustainable living, upcycling, and integrating creative solutions to impact her community in an environmentally conscious way.
Susan Blandford, Adviser
Executive Director Susan M Blandford has helped young children access and express their creative spirit since the 1980’s. Formal training in Early Childhood education, includes ISAE Master Play Coach, the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, the constructivist approach to the art of play. As the founder and Executive Director of the St. Louis Teachers’ Recycle Center (SLTRC), Susan brings together her experience and involvement in child-centered experiential art and play, the study of early childhood development, and environmentally-conscious business practices.