Jayme Dunn recognized her passion for working with children in education at a very young age. She earned her BA at Abilene Christian University in Texas, and then returned to Arizona to pursue a teaching career. She worked in both private and public schools as a teacher, coordinator, team lead and teaching mentor.
Jayme joined the BASIS Peoria community in 2014 as an Exceptional Students Services Coordinator, and then as the Director of Student Affairs, before taking her role as Head of School. She enjoys working closely with BASIS Peoria’s outstanding team of teachers and students to promote high academic achievement in an exceptional learning environment.
Becky Trower joined BASIS Peoria in 2012 as an Administrative Assistant. Before working in Operations, Mrs. Trower filled the role of a Physical Geography teacher, Auxiliary Programs Coordinator, and Director of Academic Programs. She brought with her a wealth of knowledge, having worked in numerous capacities at K–12 schools in California. She holds a BA in Anthropology and Geography from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and an MA in Middle Eastern Studies (emphasis on History and Geography) from the University of Texas, Austin. Her daughter is a 2015 BASIS Peoria graduate who now attends the University of Chicago. As Head of Operations, Mrs. Trower enjoys working closely with our staff and faculty to enhance the outstanding education offered here at BASIS Peoria.
Mr. Miller attended the University of Florida before moving west to Arizona. Prior to joining BASIS Peoria as the Director of Academic Programs, he was the Dean of Students and a Latin teacher at BASIS Phoenix. He has also taught Ancient Greek Philosophy at other schools in the valley. As your Director of Academic Programs, Mr. Miller is here to help with any curricular or academic questions you might have.
Mr. Charlton joined BASIS Peoria as the Dean of Students before moving into the Director of Student Affairs role. Mr. Charlton has worked with children in many different aspects from individual and group counseling to working 1:1 in the classroom setting to help students achieve success. Mr. Charlton has been an influential and consistent presence on the BASIS Peoria campus, since arriving in July of 2016. Mr. Charlton has worked to build strong relationships between students, parents, and staff. He has also, worked to maintain a positive and healthy school culture. Mr. Charlton graduated from Rocky Mountain College with a BA in Communications and has a BS in Business Administration from Grand Canyon University. Most recently he completed a Master’s degree in Licensed Counseling from Grand Canyon University. In July of 2019, he will complete his Masters in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University. Mr. Charlton is excited to continue to build and grow with BASIS Peoria and is looking forward to assisting children in achieving academic success.