Skip to content
  • Print

Brett Taylor

Assistant Professor




MBA, Entrepreneurship/ Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College, 2018

Ed.D, Educational Leadership and Administration, University of the Pacific, 2014

MA, Education, University of California, Davis, 2005

BA, English, Brigham Young University, 2003

Affiliated with EdD in Educational and Organizational Leadership and MA Concentration in Organizational Learning and Effectiveness
Dr. Brett Taylor has dedicated himself to creating learning environments that cultivate the habits of entrepreneurs by engaging students in the work of the real world.  At Benerd, he leads efforts around social and educational entrepreneurship.  He is Founding Principal of Patiño School of Entrepreneurship, an acclaimed public high school in Fresno.  The school was developed around the ideal of rethinking what it means to teach and learn.  As part of his work there, Brett leads his school's major involvement with the entrepreneurial and technology sectors of Fresno.  Prior to his role at Patiño, Brett was Principal of Duncan Polytechnical High School where he lead the redesign of career-oriented programs into a focused small learning community academy system.  Brett has also worked as a learning director and was an English teacher prior to becoming an administrator.  As a professor, Brett believes the journey is more important that the destination and encourages his students to evaluate the learning process and their growth.




JOIN GLADYS L. BENERD SCHOOL OF EDUCATION ON:  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  LinkedIn