The Radnor Township (Pa.) School Board named Anthony Stevenson ’93 Radnor Middle School principal. Stevenson, currently assistant principal at the high school, will officially take the reins July 1, 2007, overseeing operations of the new middle school, which will open in September.
“I am honored to have been named principal of the new Radnor Middle School,” said Stevenson. “It promises to be a great school, and I’m thrilled to be part of this next step in Radnor education.”
Stevenson and two seventh-grade fans, Hannah Welsh (left) and Madi Shutt
Stevenson spent the last fourteen years in education and the last ten as a school administrator, working in the Radnor school district for the past three years.
The South Carolina native comes from a family of teachers. Both parents are retired educators, and his brother and sister are college professors.
Stevenson received his undergraduate degree in Latin American History and Politics from South Carolina State University and a master’s degree in Geography and Regional Planning from IUP. He also attended Temple University for Educational Administration and the University of Pennsylvania for Educational Leadership.
His teaching career began in Baltimore, Md., as a kindergarten teacher. He then moved to Pennsylvania, where he worked as a social studies teacher at the Penn Charter Quaker School in Philadelphia and then at Cheltenham High School.
Stevenson’s administrative career began as an acting principal in Chester, Pa., and then as an assistant principal in the Cheltenham School District.
Dedicated to community service, Stevenson serves on several outreach organizations and is codirector of Teachers for a Better Belize, which trains teachers and administrators in Latin America on best practices in education. Stevenson also serves as a local minister at the historic Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church in Philadelphia and serves on the board of the Minority Student Achievement Consortium.
An avid reader and traveler, Stevenson has visited all but two of the world’s continents and enjoys meeting people from diverse cultural backgrounds.