Stacy Allsbrook-Huisman is an Air Force spouse, freelance writer and advocate with a passion for military-connected children and their families. She’s dedicated the last decade to understanding the challenges military kids face when changing schools.
Stacy is the co-author of the book Seasons of My Military Student: Practical Ideas for Parents and Teachers. With her writing partner, Amanda Trimillos, EdD, they continue to promote awareness of challenges facing military-connected students in education through professional development for schools and support organizations as well as through their writing. Together they have been featured in multiple national podcasts and articles. They also manage a large Facebook support group for parents and teachers of military-connected students.
As a former trainer parent educator for the Military Child Education Coalition, Stacy led workshops and seminars on many topics related to the education of military-connected students. Her passion for military-connected students has led her to many paid and volunteer positions, both stateside and with Department of Defense Education Activity schools overseas, and with multiple Parent Teacher Associations over the last decade.
Stacy is a featured writer for Military Spouse Magazine, where she covers parenting topics, and is a guest writer for several national blogs. Her articles can also be found on the popular blog Scary Mommy, Military Times, and search site Niche.com. Stacy also started the military family website dedicated to education transition Families on the Homefront.
In her “other” life, she worked in public affairs and project management for the city of Las Vegas for 14 years. She was the executive director for the Las Vegas Centennial. She led the way to baking the world largest birthday cake, hosting a 100,000 person parade, marrying 100 couples at once, organizing a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert and managing 450 other events, programs and public relations celebrating her hometown birthday! She is a graduate of the Greenspun School of Communications at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.