Degrees and Certifications:
After completing five years of active duty with the United States Coast Guard, Mr. Stephens moved to North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he earned his Music Education certification and taught Instrumental Music at Bunn High School and Bunn Middle School for six years. Mr. Stephens went on to study Elementary Education at East Carolina University and began teaching First Grade at Edward Best Elementary in 2002. Mr. Stephens was a classroom teacher for Edward Best for the past fourteen years and now serves as their Instructional Coach.