5/50 Seats Filled
Date - 11/02/2018
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
The Livery Stables
128 N Acline Street
Teachers, Administrators, and Guidance
Steve Mandell joined Darkness to Light in July 2018. He spent nearly 25 years in education, most recently serving as Head of School at Pinewood Preparatory School in the Charleston, SC area. In addition to being a Head of School for the past ten years, Steve has held numerous administrative posts in schools ranging from Guidance Director to Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his career in education, Steve spent 10 years in private industry working in the International Transportation segment.
Steve consults through his company, Big BackPack, helping Darkness to Light continue to provide quality prevention resources and training to education professionals across the country. Steve holds an M.Ed. in Leadership and Administration from the University of South Carolina and a B.A. in Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts. He is a Certified School Safety Manager through the Institute for Safety and Health Management as well as an Authorized Facilitator for Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children Training. He and his wife Beth live in Charleston, the eighth move in their over 30 years of marriage. Steve is most proud of his two grown children, who both work in support of the nonprofit sector.