Steven Horwich is an Emmy Award-winning writer/director specializing in theater, with works presented in theaters in Los Angeles, Toronto, Detroit, Tampa, Connecticut, Montana, London, and St. Petersberg Russia. He recently edited a film written and directed by a student of his, which won the Audience Award at Dances With Films in Los Angeles (a major film festival). He has also been a professional educator for over 45 years, having taught at U.S.C., C.S.U.N., for the Los Angeles Unified School District (one year, all he could stand), and in private schools for over a decade, as well as teaching private workshops for actors, writers and directors for over four decades. In 1998, he started creating a comprehensive K-12 homeschool curriculum, covering all major subjects except math and foreign language. He completed authoring the curriculum, made up of almost 300 courses, called "Steps", in 2015.