Chief Academic Officer
Mr. Taylor is currently the Chief Academic Officer for DECA/DECA PREP. He has previously served as the Principal and Assistant Superintendent of the Dayton Early College Academy. He first joined DECA as a teacher in 2004 and taught language arts and social studies for several years. At its inception in 2008, he became the Dean of the Junior High School (7th and 8thgrades) and Assistant Principal for the High School. He was appointed Principal in 2010. Mr. Taylor has earned two degrees from Cedarville University: a Bachelor’s of Arts in Education and a Master’s of Education. He completed his coursework for his principal’s licensure at Wright State University in 2008. He earned a certificate from Harvard Business School's Program for Leadership Development in 2014.