Senior Fellow, Character Education
Steve Johnson is a senior fellow in character education at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. Johnson developed the Character-Based Literacy Curriculum, now in use in the court-community schools of many California counties and hundreds of regular and alternative classrooms throughout the United States.
A former teacher and principal, Johnson received his bachelor's degree from U.C.-Berkeley and his master's in special education from Santa Clara University. He studied theology at the University of Dayton and began his doctoral studies at the University of Kentucky.