A native of Buffalo, New York, Tracy holds her M. Ed. in literacy development from University of Maine, and a C.A.S. in child development from Antioche University New England. She also has a teaching certificate in Waldorf Education. A Master Gardener, practicing sustainable agriculture in her home gardens and at school, Tracy serves as the Adams School Garden Club advisor. She and her 3 children reside in Dyce’s Head Lighthouse in Castine.