Author of: "PONEASEQUA GODDESS OF THE WATERS"
Genre: Young Adult Fiction/Native American
Stephanie A. Duckworth-Elliot grew up on the island of Chappaquiddick,
part of Martha's Vineyard, and is a member of the Federally Acknowledged Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head(Aquinnah). Stephanie
A. Duckworth-Elliot has over fifteen years of experience as a Minority
Educator, both in-and-out of the classroom. Her professional background as an educator consists of teaching seventy-five college
courses at various institutions, including Princeton University, and
Rutgers University. She is also a certified teacher in the state of New
Jersey, and has taught sixth grade, and second grade. In addition, she
was also the Assistant Executive Director of the National Commission
on the High School Senior Year, funded by the U.S. Department of
Education under President Bill Clinton and has written numerous
reports that she either authored, or co-authored focusing on education.