Dane Roberts is in his 19th year in education and his 5th year leading Monticello Academy, first as the director of the original campus and now overseeing both campuses as executive director. With the efforts of an incredible faculty and staff, over the last five years Monticello Academy has seen growth in academic achievement, enrollment, and parent satisfaction.
Before joining Monticello Academy, Mr. Roberts taught and then led at some of the highest-achieving schools in Texas, including a KIPP charter school and the first Chinese immersion school in the state. Mr. Roberts grew up in Utah and New Mexico then studied Philosophy and History of Western Civilization at the University of Pittsburgh, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. While a teacher, he received a full scholarship to attend Rice University’s business school, earning an MBA focused on education entrepreneurship and school leadership.
Mr. Roberts is passionate about recruiting top talent, developing teaching excellence, and using great curriculum–especially Core Knowledge. He loves spending time with his wife and five children in the outdoors.