Over the past 20 years, Tracey has worked as a teacher and social worker. As a teacher, Tracey taught social studies and special education. As a social worker, she has worked with various vulnerable populations at the South Carolina Departments of Health and Environmental Control, Mental Health and Juvenile Justice. Most recently, Tracey worked as the social worker in a pilot program for juvenile reentry at the Richland County Public Defender’s Office and as a Youth Justice Advocate with the ACLU of South Carolina. She continues to advocate for juvenile justice reform in South Carolina and was a 2015 Youth Justice Leadership Institute Fellow with the National Juvenile Justice Network.
Tracey holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Georgia and a Master of Social Work and J.D. from the University of South Carolina.