Chief Academic Officer
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Dr. Dayton Gilleland served five years as superintendent of Washington Unified School District in West Sacramento, California. Previously, he served as assistant superintendent for the San Bernardino City USD. Earlier in his career, he was a High School Education director for Fontana USD and also served as a school principal, Adult Education Program administrator, assistant principal, guidance counselor and teacher. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, his master’s degree in Education from University of Redlands and his doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of La Verne.