Marlana Pressley-Wallace got her start in the northeast growing up in New York City and living in Connecticut for 3 years before moving to Kentucky where she currently resides. Marlana has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry and also holds a Master of Science in Secondary science education. Marlana has been a middle school science teacher for 11 years and has a passion for STEAM education. She has led middle school students participating in a STEM afterschool program to win multiple awards in a statewide competition. In her spare time, she enjoys learning homesteading skills, hiking and spending time with her husband and three children.