Head of School
Dr. Jay Berckley
Dr. Jay Berckley proudly leads The Meadows School, an esteemed independent institution and a beacon of academic achievement in the heart of Summerlin, Las Vegas. As an experienced educator with an Executive Ed.D. in K-12 Professional Leadership, Dr. Berckley is devoted to fostering a culture of scholarship, character, community, inclusion, and discovery.
Embracing the school's mission, Dr. Berckley encourages students to passionately pursue higher learning, serve their communities, and become global citizens. With a background in insight research, cognitive neuroscience, and developmental psychology, he instills a love of learning that goes beyond the classroom. His dedication to excellence is mirrored in The Meadows School's commitment to academic rigor and independent thinking.
In a collaborative partnership with families, Dr. Berckley envisions a dynamic educational ecosystem that cultivates the full potential of each student. His presence resonates as a guiding force, inviting students to explore and thrive in an environment that champions both intellectual growth and personal development.