Dr. Angelina



Dr. Angelina Dayton has over 25 years experience in technology and education. She is known as the VR Lady at many schools in Northeast Oklahoma. Angelina is a favorite among schools for professional development and new technology introduction. She can be contracted to introduce virtual reality to students and teachers or help teachers development cutting-edge curriculum that incorporates virtual reality.

Dr. Dayton also works with Native language learners across the United States and internationally and helps to create virtual environments that can be used to preserve and share language and culture. She has received awards for using virtual reality to revitalize language and culture in Native communities.


Stanford University

Master of Arts - MA, Education

1996 – 1997


University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts - BA, Anthropology

1991 – 1995


University of the Pacific - Gladys L. Benerd School of Education

Doctor of Education - EdD, Educational Leadership and Administration

1998 – 2009


Northeastern State University

Bachelor of Arts - BA, American Indian/Native American Studies

2014 – 2016


Coordinator of Academic Services

Center for Teaching and Learning at Northeastern State University

2017 – 2018 1 year

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

I facilitate faculty development, instructional design and academic technology, with an emphasis on experiential/immersive learning.


Anthropological Researcher

Various Cultural Ceremonial Grounds/Tribes

2012 – 2016 4 years

Guatemalan Highlands/Southern Mexico/Indian Territory, Oklahoma/California

I researched the transmission of traditional cultural practices across generations within native communities in various stages of revitalization.


University of California, Santa Cruz

2010 – 2011 1 year

Santa Cruz, California

I facilitated the reorganization of ethnic and disability resource centers on campus.


Director, McNair Scholars Program

University of California, Merced

2008 – 2010 2 years

Merced, California Area

I provided overall management, strategic program planning, staff supervision, budget management, grant preparation and federal reporting requirements of the McNair Scholars Program, which serves first-generation, low-income and under-represented undergraduates.

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