Brandon Wiley, Ed.D.

Chief Academic Officer

University of Pennsylvania - Ed.D.

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Dr. Brandon Wiley is an accomplished educator who holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education from State University of New York College at Fredonia, as well as a doctoral degree in educational and organizational leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. He spent years in the classroom as a teacher before taking on larger roles that included work in curriculum, instruction, and staff development within academic institutions on a national level. Most recently, Dr. Wiley served as chief program officer for the Buck Institute for Education in Novato, California, overseeing program areas that included strategic partnerships and professional development services for teachers, as well as innovative project-based learning initiatives for students.

The Alexander Dawson School

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.