Christine Pesqueira

Director, Dawson College Bound
Nevada State College - BA

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Christine Pesqueira graduated from Nevada State College in 2008 after winning the Regents’ Scholar Award and the City Bank Outstanding New Teacher Award. The Regents’ Scholar Award is given to a graduating student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievements, leadership ability and service contributions. Ms. Pesqueira grew up in a military household and has lived all over the world. She moved to Las Vegas from Northern California 14 years ago with her two daughters, Adara and Ella. Christine enjoys family, friends, being outdoors, performing arts productions, reading and, most of all, spending time with her two middle-school aged children. Although she loves to read just about anything, she especially enjoys science fiction and fantasy books.

After being a classroom teacher for eight years, Ms. Pesqueira was appointed the Director of Dawson College Bound. She is channeling her passion for teaching and advocating for students into the DCB program.

The Alexander Dawson School

Welcome to The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain! Located in Summerlin, a suburb of Las Vegas, Nevada, The Alexander Dawson School is a non-sectarian, non-profit school offering students in preschool through eighth grade an inspired and meaningful education. Students achieve their individual potential while savoring life and meeting the challenges of the world.