Richard “Dick” Steele - Owner/Manager
Mr. Steele taught Social Studies, Drivers Education, and was the Faculty Manager for the Greensburg Salem School District for over 36 years. For the final 35 years of his career he was the full time Drivers Education teacher. He taught both theory and behind the wheel. Part of his behind the wheel curriculum included taking students for their on the road driving test. Upon his retirement, Greensburg Salem dropped their Driver’s education program. Dick graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education. He also has a Masters in Drivers and Safety Education from Pennsylvania State University.
Looking for a way to continue helping young adults learn to drive, Mr. Steele started his own driving school. In 1993 Steele’s Driving School opened its doors. During that year he wrote the schools curriculum, obtained licensing from the Commonwealth, and trained his son, Rick, to teach people how to drive. In 2015 her trained his daughter Joyce to teach people how to drive. Over the years, Dick Steele has taught thousands of people how to drive, you could be next.
Richard “Rick” Steele - Owner/Instructor
Mr. Steele has been a Technology Education Teacher for the Penn-Trafford School District for the past 14 years. Prior to his employment at Penn - Trafford he has also worked for the Steel Valley and Greensburg Salem School Districts. Rick has served as a behind the wheel driving instructor for Steele’s Driving School for the past 22 years. He graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education. He also has Certification in the areas in Technology Eduction and Safety and Drivers Education.
Besides being an educator, Rick has been a volunteer firefighter in the Greensburg area for over 25 years. For the first 13 years of his career he was a member at Hempfield Township Company #2. During his tenure at Hempfield #2 he has held the ranks from firefighter to Assistant Chief. For the past 20 years Rick has been a firefighter at Greensburg Hose Company #7. Currently he is the President of the Greensburg Volunteer Fire Department. He has also been involved with the education and training of firefighters. He has served as the training coordinator for Hempfield Township and the Westmoreland County Hazardous Materials Team, as well as, being an educator for the Greensburg Fire Academy
Joyce (Steele) Feenan - Instructor
Joyce Feenan has been a school based Occupational Therapist Assistant with Camco, PT/OT for the last 2 years. Prior to that she worked with Westmoreland Intermediate Unit #7 for 15 years and worked mainly with the Hempfield Area School District. Joyce is the most recent behind the wheel driving instructor for Steele’s Driving School. She started teaching for us in 2015. She is a graduate of Mount Aloysius College in Cresson Pa with an AS in Occupational Therapy. Joyce has a great deal of experience with children of many disabilities including Autism, Down’s Syndrome, ADHD/ADD.
Joyce is also married to Patrick Feenan and has 2 daughters, McCall and Mailly Feenan. She spends a great deal of time volunteering for the PTO as well as her daughters’ activities. Joyce has also served on the Board of Directors for Westmoreland Walks: Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer for 3 years. She is also CPR and AED certified.