Stacey Bess

Stacey Bess is an author and educator, best known for Nobody Don't Love Nobody, which was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie in 2011 called "Beyond the Blackboard."

Stacey Bess
Born (1963-10-16) 16 October 1963
OccupationAuthor and Educator

Nobody Don't Love Nobody is the story of Bess' first teaching job, the only assignment she could find, at a school that worked with homeless children in a shelter. She was told she would be needed to teach grades K-6, but she instead taught grades K-12.

Stacey has a BA in elementary education from the University of Utah. Her service has been recognized with a number of awards, including the National Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service by Someone 35 Years or Younger.[1] Other awards include: Delta Kappa Gamma Educator's Award, Rescuer of Humanity from Project Love, Distinguished Woman of the Year from the American Association of University Women. She now works as a public speaker, advocating for the educational rights of impoverished children.

Stacey and her husband Greg have been married for 38 years and are the parents of six children.[2]

Further reading


  1. "National", Past winners, Jefferson awards.
  2. About, Stacey Bess.
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