Dr. Lyles is an experienced educator with an Ed.D. in Educational Administration from Temple University. She is certified as a special education teacher, school psychologist, elementary principal, and superintendent. Each of her degrees was earned from Temple University. Dr. Lyles has worked as a Principal/Central Office Administrator in three suburban Philadelphia districts. Dr. Lyles co-directed the Delaware Valley Minority Student Achievement Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania and served as an adjunct professor at St. Joseph’s University. As an independent consultant, she mentored teacher and principals and provided professional development on topics including the achievement gap and cultural competence. Dr. Lyles was appointed CEO of Keystone Academy Charter School in August 2013 and began the process of building the Board, leading the charter renewal process, implementing fiscal controls, balancing the relationship between the board and CEO, enhancing Board training, and initiating the purchase and construction of the new building.