Steve DePangher

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  • Master of Arts Degree in Medieval History – University of Michigan – 1981
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from U.C. Davis – 1977
  • Adult Education courses:

    • Dante’s Divine Comedy
    • Augustine’s Confessions
    • Church History – 4th Century
    • Church History – 2nd-16th Centuries (series of courses)
    • Life and Works of C. S. Lewis


  • Headmaster/President of Live Oak Academy – May 2008 – Present
  • Adjunct Professor of Church History, Western Seminary (San Jose Campus) – 2009-2012
  • Headmaster of Live Oak Academy – September 2007 – May 2008
  • Home School teaching for 20 years: Latin, Literature, Great Books, History (Ancient and European), English Composition
  • Live Oak Academy Teaching Parent since 2005 (Latin, British Literature, World History, Western Civilization)
  • 16-years’ experience history in educational publishing
  • Developed and delivered Executive and Sales Presentation/Communication Skills courses
  • 8+ years service at Computer Curriculum Corporation, an early leader and developer of computer-based educational products for schools
  • Translation of Psalm 7 provided for “The Aquinas Translation Project” (a collaborative online project out of DeSales University)


  • Served on the Board of Elders of Peninsula Bible Church (ca. 1992-2004)
  • Sermons preached at Peninsula Bible Church Cupertino (1995-2007) available at the church’s website: Steve DePangher - PBCC


  • Married to Betsy DePangher since 1978
  • Father of 4 “children”
  • Homeschool dad since 1994