Helping others is the reason O’Hara Elementary School Assistant Principal Stephen Edwards chose a career in education. Prior to his job teaching at South Fayette, Mr. Edwards served principal internships in the North Allegheny and Mt. Lebanon school districts. He also taught fifth grade in the Greensburg Salem School District and sixth grade in the Moniteau School District. Mr. Edwards began his teaching career as a sixth grade classroom teacher for the Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. He has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Duquesne University and a master’s degree in reading education with reading specialist certification from the University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Edwards and his wife, Meggan, have two young daughters. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys outdoor activities including fishing and camping.