Stephanie Behning is the Director of Academics at Building Blocks Preschools and BASIS International School Prague. Ms. Behning is an educator who has worked in private, public, and charter schools for over 20 years. She has her BFA in Sculpture and her MEd in Early Childhood Education. For the last eight years, Ms. Behning has worked for BASIS Curriculum Schools. Ms. Behning wrote the Connections Curriculum for the BASIS Primary schools. She then moved to Shenzhen, China, where she became the first Director of Early Childhood at BASIS Curriculum Schools in China. Her specialty is developing a curriculum that is academically and creatively focused. Ms. Behning wants all students to develop critical thinking skills that inspire them to think creatively, innovatively, and make connections with the world.