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.
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.
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.