Tracy teaches 7th and 8th grade science at Norman Bridge Elementary school located in Chicago. An educator for 19 years, Tracy earned a Bachelor's in Secondary Education University of Missouri; received a Master’s in Science Education from Illinois Institute of Technology. Tracy achieved National Board Certification in 2007 and renewed her Certification in 2016. Friends of the Chicago River named Tracy their 2015, "River Educator of the Year".
A lifelong learner, she enjoys a variety of hobbies including gardening, biking, knitting and crocheting.