Gloria C Preston

Gloria C Preston


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, Lynchburg College
  • Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Lynchburg College
  • Masters of Education in Educational Leadership, Lynchburg College


Work Experience

Director of Student Services, Lynchburg City Schools, 2009-2014

  • Supervised alternative education placements for students facing long term suspensions
  • Coordinated disciplinary matters and training for the school division
  • Supervised adult education

Supervisor of Educational Technology and Enrichment, Amherst County Public Schools, 2005-2008

  • Coordinated the division gifted programs including identification of and coordinating services for academically gifted students
  • Supervised the development of the division’s gifted education plan
  • Supervised the development of the division’s technology plan
  • Supervised instructional technology resource teachers and library media specialists
  • Coordinated the division’s Summer Technology Academy

Principal, Amelon Elementary School, Amherst County Public Schools, 2001-2005

Assistant Principal, Amelon and Central Elementary Schools, Amherst County Public Schools, 1999-2001

Instructional Technology Specialist, Lynchburg City Schools, Heritage Elementary Schools, 1997-1999

English Teacher, Lynchburg City Schools, E. C. Glass High School, 1986-1997

Writing Skills Instructor, Lynchburg College Transition Program for Minority Students, 1989-1993


Community Involvement/Activities (past and present)

  • Parent Advisory Board, Lynchburg College School of Education & Human Development
  • Board of Directors, Holiday Lake H Educational Center
  • Board of Directors, Blue Ridge Educational TV
  • President, Board of Directors, Black Theatre Ensemble of Virginia, Inc.
  • Chair, Regional Schools Contracting and Planning Committee
  • Chair, Many Voices one Community, City of Lynchburg Dialogue on Race and Racism
  • Board of Directors, Beacon of Hope
  • 2013 Recipient Mayors Award of Excellence