Steve Buettner has taught middle school in Baltimore City Public Schools and Howard County Public Schools. Steve was the recipient of two awards for Outstanding Educator in 1998, and again in 2000, by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. He was recognized by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) for outstanding service to supporting Maryland’s principals through his work at the Maryland State Department of Education in 2000. Through this recognition, he was selected as the Reading Coordinator (K-12) for Baltimore City Public Schools where he supported many initiatives such as the Baltimore Sun’s Reading by 9 series.
Steve has served as the principal of The Mount Washington School, Hernwood Elementary School and Lutherville Lab. In July 2015, He became the headmaster of Baltimore Lab School, an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with different learning styles.
Steve is a member of the following organizations: Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET), Learning Forward-Professional Learning Association, and has served as Vice President of the Towson chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), an international honor society in education.