David W. Gaston has served as a classroom teacher, elementary, middle, and high school assistant principal and principal and central office administrator with the York County School Division, Hampton City Schools, and Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools for the past 24 years before being named the Division Superintendent for Charles City Public Schools in Charles City, VA.
Dr. Gaston is an adjunct faculty member at the Darden School of Education at Old Dominion University, where he facilitates graduate level courses in Educational Leadership Studies and Teaching and Learning. His work in education also extends to training and consulting with the International Baccalaureate of the Americas (IBA).
He has also worked with schools in the United States as an independent consultant.
He holds B.A, M.A.Ed., and Ed.D. degrees from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Dr. Gaston lives in Williamsburg, VA with his wife and two children and enjoys just about any outdoor activity, particularly cycling, running, hunting, snow skiing, and water sports.