Mariko Nisce

University of the Philippines - B.S.

Born and raised in Manila, Philippines, Mariko moved to Las Vegas four years ago, along with her husband. She graduated cum laude at the University of the Philippines, with a bachelor’s degree in family life and child development. Mariko has 10 years of experience teaching Early Childhood and created her own summer camp program for preschoolers in 2012. In her free time, Mariko loves traveling and trying new food, as well as watching sports.

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.