Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is pleased to announce the election of Reverend Daniel Stevenson, D. Min., to the SCPS Board of Trustees, effective the 2022-2023 school year.
Dr. Stevenson is the Presiding Elder in the Old Georgia Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and Director of Payne Theological Seminary – Savannah Site. He is the grandparent of two SCPS alumni (Jessica Stephens ‘19 and James Stephens ’21) and current grandparent of Jamie Stephens, class of 2023. He holds several advanced degrees, including two terminal degrees, Doctor of Ministry in Leadership from the United Theological Seminary and Doctor of Ministry in Counseling from Graduate Theological Foundation. He also received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Payne Theological Seminary. Dr. Stevenson has over forty years of church and educational leadership, including the establishment of the first accredited, alternative K-12 AME school in the Georgia Conference.
Dr. Stevenson is also credited for bringing the first accredited Theological Seminary in the Savannah area to serve all communities. A native of Savannah, Dr. Stevenson’s work includes serving as the first full-time African American chaplain at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital, as well as, a Senior Pastor of the AME Churches for over twenty years, prior to his appointment as Presiding Elder. Dr. Stevenson is a Military Veteran and also has an extensive work history serving both in Federal and State government. His years of experience in schools and churches will provide additional wisdom and guidance for the Board of Trustees as they help SCPS achieve its mission of developing the whole person to the glory of God.
“First of all, I am honored to be appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees at Savannah Christian Preparatory School. I am willing to add value to the Board in any capacity my experience and background will afford to enhance the mission of the school,” shared Dr. Stevenson.