Dr. Matthew Wunder is Executive Director and a founder of Da Vinci Schools. He has 23 years of experience as a teacher, counselor, school administrator and entrepreneur in managing public education resources. Dr. Wunder is a member of the boards of trustees of Palisades Charter High School and Talk Teaching Network. As a part-time professor at Loyola Marymount University, Dr. Wunder teaches Business in Education and has taught Leadership in Instruction, Learning and Achievement to Master’s Degree students. He also serves on two statewide educational reform committees, CERTICC and ACSA-CAPEA, and is an educational consultant for the California League of Schools, where he develops curriculum for school administrators and facilitates professional development sessions.
From 2002-2008, Dr. Wunder served as Principal of Wiseburn School District’s Richard Henry Dana Middle School, where he led the school to becoming a California Distinguished School and a National Model Middle School To Watch. Prior to working in the Wiseburn School District, Dr. Wunder was a school counselor in the Santa Monica-Malibu and Manhattan Beach Unified School Districts. Dr. Wunder earned his B.A. from the University of Arizona; his Master’s degree, teaching credential, PPS Credential in School Counseling, and Tier I Administrative Credential from Loyola Marymount University; and his Ed.D. in Education Technology from Pepperdine University.