David Steele has worked for the Department of Education (ED) for over 12 years, specializing in financial management of grant awards. He currently serves as the fiscal unit chief for the ED’s Rehabilitation Services Administration. In this role, he is responsible for the financial oversight of over 300 grant awards and more than $3 billion in federal funds.
Prior to his work with ED, David was the Part C Coordinator for the State of South Carolina under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. He also held other grant management roles.
David holds master’s degrees in public administration and social work with a specialization in administration, both from Ohio State University. David is a certified Grants Management Specialist and a member of the National Grants Management Association.