Founders and Directors

Christina and Eric Threeton

Christina and Eric Threeton are a dynamic educator couple from Las Vegas, who have been teaching and leading schools locally for over a decade. Christina and Eric started their journey in education as teachers in the Clark County School District, before moving into the local State charter school system.  They  have been a part of starting new schools, and helping schools grow to achieve the State's highest ranking of 5-stars.  Each have been serving as administrators for different Las Vegas charter schools, where they will bring that momentum and success to the Nevada School of Inquiry.

Christina holds a B.S. in Elementary Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, and a M.Ed in Educational Leadership.  Born and raised in Las Vegas,  she has a love for the city, local natural wonders, and the Las Vegas community. Eric holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and M.Ed in Educational Leadership.  Originally from New England, Eric fell in love with the desert and moved to Las Vegas after serving in the United States Marine Corps.  Christina and Eric both hold Nevada State K-8 teaching licenses with endorsements as school administration.

Christina and Eric enjoy the outdoors, traveling, and exploring new places, which is also the driving force behind their educational philosophy.  Along with bringing their passion for exploration to Las Vegas youth, they will instill the value of helping others, as both are heavily involved in community service.

Board President

Sherry Pendleton

Sherry Pendleton has a passion for innovative educational approaches to meet the various learning styles, personalities, and interests of our nation's youth.  She holds a bachelor's in education and master's in educational leadership with over 20 years' experience as a classroom teacher, a school administrator, and in assisting schools in raising student achievement.  Sherry has experience in startup schools and while serving as principal of a K-8 charter school she and her leadership team guided the school in achieving and maintaining the State's highest academic ranking of 5-stars.  Sherry has a strong commitment to building relationships with students and the value of active learning.  She is honored to serve as a founding board member of Nevada School of Inquiry.

Board Secretary

Adriana Pereyra

Adriana Pereyra has lived in Las Vegas for almost 20 years. She studied International Business Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas before receiving her Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She also attended a European Law Master’s Program at the University of Paris XII Val De Marne and studied French at La Sorbonne, both in Paris, France. A native of Mexico, Adriana is fluent in English, Spanish, and French. Adriana has been a business owner, has extensive experience in litigation, and most recently is specializing in business and immigration law.  Adriana is heavily involved in various non-profit entities around Las Vegas, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the NVSI board.

Board Treasurer

Michael Woodfield

Michael Woodfield is the Las Vegas Market Executive at JP Morgan Chase & Co.  He is responsible for providing treasury management, credit, capital markets, and corporate finance advisory solutions to corporations, municipalities and not-for profits.  His immeasurable knowledge allows him to provide clients with customized, comprehensive solutions and exceptional service.  Michael is a master networker, and is involved in various non-profits here in the Las Vegas Valley.  His own children were taught by both Eric and Christina during their middle school years, so he is excited to help provide such a service to Las Vegas youth!