Stacy Nockowitz began working at Columbus Academy in 2003 as a middle school language arts teacher and has served as the head middle school librarian since 2010. In addition to her main role on campus, Stacy is an advisor for the middle school Jewish Affinity Group (JAG), as well as the assistant director of the middle school musical. Stacy holds Master's Degrees from Columbia University Teachers College and Kent State University. Her debut middle grade novel, The Prince of Steel Pier, will be published by Kar-Ben Books in August of 2022. Stacy and her husband Richard, a psychiatrist, have two adult children, son, Jack and daughter, Margot, as well as a cat named Queen Esther.

Stacy’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
“My favorite thing about CA is experiencing the whole cycle of each school year and all the things that come with that: the traditions, watching kids grow, sharing the seasons, etc.”

Little-known fact
“I’m a cancer survivor. I had colon cancer in 2010 and have been cancer-free for elevenyears!”

Favorite sports team
“The Philadelphia Eagles. Fly, Eagles, fly!”

  • B.A. Brandeis University , American and European Literature
  • M.A. Columbia University , Gifted Education
  • M.L.I.S. Kent State University
  • M.F.A. Vermont College of Fine Arts , Writing for Children and Young Adults (expected July, 2024)