Have you met Ms. Kym Newell yet? Kym Newell is from Carson, California, where she got her start in the field of education. She attended El Camino College, UC Berkeley & Nevada State College. Currently, she is a middle school advisor, teacher, and learning support specialist. You can learn more about her in this edition of the #DawsonSpotlight!
In episode 34 of the Dawson Podcast, Blake joins Assistant Head of School Andrew Bishop and Director of Academic Innovation and Design Rich Lehrer to discuss the importance of innovation, the origin of BRINC, and how technology can be used to benefit the greater good. You’ll also hear about the skills and mindset needed to be successful as an entrepreneur and real-world problem-solver.
Have you met Ms. Sue Boyum yet? Sue grew up in South Dakota. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Mount Marty College and her master’s degree from the University of Iowa. Previously, she taught in Iowa, Hawaii and Seattle. Currently, she teaches performing arts at Dawson in grades 4-8. You can learn more about her in this edition of #DawsonSpotlight!
The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain, an independent school located on 33-acres in the community of Summerlin, is Nevada’s first Stanford University Challenge Success partner school for students in early childhood through grade eight. Utilizing the unique Challenge Success framework, Dawson uses research-based strategies and programs that emphasize student academics, wellbeing, and a healthy school-life balance to create more engaged, motivated, and resilient learners and leaders. At Dawson, students achieve their individual potential while savoring life and meeting the challenges of the world.