Steve founded of Harmony School with his wife, Barb, in 1974. He has served as a director of Harmony School since its founding In 1990 he cofounded Harmony Education Center which includes Rhino's Youth Center, and the National School Reform Faculty. He has served Executive Director of Harmony Education Center since its founding. In  1971 Steve was one of the first 8 graduates of Indiana University's Individualized Major Program which served as a springboard for the founding of Harmony School.