Stefanie McLaney

Decision Education Foundation

Stefanie is a local DEF representative in Eugene, Oregon with experience in education, research, and teaching. She studied legal psychology (the intersection of cognitive, experimental, and applied psychology) at Florida International University. Some findings from her works show how improving conditions for children are best if supported in the family, school, and community setting. Her interest in decision education for youth has led to collaborations with DEF and potential future research endeavors. Her experience as an educator, art teacher at a children’s museum, college instructor, and kids yoga instructor, have all shaped her perspective on how to teach others, focusing on meeting the students where they are and making information accessible.