Bill Robertson

10 months ago


Dr. Skateboard is Bill Robertson, a Ph.D. in Education and a skateboarder for over thirty-five years. Bill has done hundreds of demonstrations nationally and internationally in festivals, events and in academic settings. He has performed for thousands of students in elementary, middle, and high school levels throughout the United States, in Canada, Mexico and into South America. Bill has been an educator for over twenty years. His academic areas of expertise are science education, curriculum development and technology integration. He also teaches and does research in the areas of problem-based learning and action science.


  • Dr. Bill Robertson has 5 degrees from 5 different institutions.
  • In 2008, he was selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar and worked for the six months in Santiago, Chile at the Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencia de la Educación (UMCE) in the Department of Physics.
  • Over his career, he has had three professional skateboard models put out with Walker Skateboards, Casper Designs and JET Skateboards.


  • Dean of Teachers College, ASU

    on understanding how young people learn

  • XQ Board Member and Cellist

    on perspective, purpose, and problem-solving

  • Musician

    on sparking students' passions through new experiences