English Language Arts Teacher
Ms. Daphna Stepen began teaching at The Joseph Sears School in 2007. Ms. Stepen holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from The University of Michigan and a master’s degree in education from Loyola University. Ms. Stepen earned her law degree from Harvard, which she used to work as a prosecutor in Manhattan and a litigation attorney in Chicago before changing careers. She lives in Highland Park with her husband and two children. Ms. Stepen has no free time, but she dreams of playing tennis again one day.