Steve Ellis, Upper Elementary

Steve Ellis


Steve has been an educator of children for over 25 years. He began teaching in the Seattle public schools before moving to the Giddens School in Seattle where he taught pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade for 21 years. His work at Giddens fostered a strong commitment to anti-bias and social justice education with children. 

For the past 3 years, Steve has been the substitute teacher for Carpe Diem while focusing on oil painting and other artistic endeavors. Steve is a husband, has 3 daughters, and even though he is too young, recently became a grandfather.