Steve Leech

Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature, English Builder

Steve is our high-powered Renaissance Man. His wide range of expertise and hands-on approach make his classroom both exciting and immediately invaluable.

Steve earned his Honours B.A. in Journalism from the University of South Florida and his M.A. in English Literature from Clemson University.

Steve’s 6 years of teaching experience have encompassed:

  • English Literature
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Advanced Composition
  • English Grammar

Whether it’s Test Prep or English Literature, you can trust Steve’s complete competence. Furthermore, with his background in journalism and creative writing, Steve is a gift to students who need writing guidance. In addition, his interest in film, theatre, and graphic novels makes Steve a valuable choice for students contending with the IB Language & Literature course.

Steve has both short stories and academic papers in publication and earned the Dell Award for his short story, “Blank, White, and Blue” (http://www.asi- He is an avid science fiction fan. His under- graduate honours thesis was a film script.

Blogs written: IB English – A Brief Introduction to Postcolonial Theory, Reading Dead Redemption5 Tips to Succeed on the IB IOC, Founding America and Other Great Conversations, 7 Things to Read to Prepare for the SAT and ACT

Steve is a highly motivational teacher; his exuberance and slightly goofy humour, combined with his pragmatic approach to learning, make him extremely engaging, while his acute intellect leaves students in no doubt of his mastery.