David Smith


USD - B.A.

702-949-3600 x
David Smith has a Bachelor of Arts in visual arts/studio art from the University of San Diego, as well as a certification from the University of Pennsylvania Penn Graduate School of Education. He spent years designing and implementing original Project-Based Learning curricula at several different schools and, most recently, was teaching fine arts at High Tech High, an independent public charter school in San Diego.

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.