Steve Wallis is the Executive Director of the Da Vinci Institute, a co-founder of Da Vinci Schools, and was the principal of Da Vinci Science from 2010-2022. Steve is credentialed in physics, biology and chemistry with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification in chemistry. He earned a B.S. in Psychobiology in 1998, an M.Ed. in 1999, an MBA in 2021 and an Ed.D. in 2023. He was inspired to teach high school through his volunteer work with Young Life, an organization whose creativity and joy in supporting kids is a model for his work at Da Vinci Schools. Steve has lived in the Wiseburn community with his family since 2000.