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MaryLou Willson

Marylou K. Wilson, Ed.D. 

ESS Consultant 
Education Support Services Group

Cell: (858) 776-3638


Dr. Marylou Wilson has over 35 years of public school experience covering a wide area of the state of California, her career culminating in the superintendency of St. Helena Unified School District.  She began her career as a classroom teacher, moving up to assistant principal in a K-8 school, elementary school principal, and then on to Coordinator of Special Projects, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, and Director of Instructional Support Services before becoming Superintendent.

Dr. Wilson earned her B.A. in liberal studies and her multiple subjects teaching credential at San Diego State University.  She earned an M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction there, as well.  She earned a clear administrative credential at National University and her doctorate in organizational leadership at the University of La Verne.  She is currently a Cohort Mentor/Instructor/Dissertation Committee Member in the Doctorate in Organizational Leadership program at UMASS Global.

Conference presentations Dr. Wilson has made include the following:  The Art of Story Telling (as a co-instructor, UMASS Global Immersion; Human Resources – Preparing for an Interview, as a co-instructor, ACSA Curriculum and Instruction Academy; Transformation Change in the Human Resources Department, ACSA CEL State Conference; and Transformation Change Program Improvement – How to Make a Difference, ACSA Annual Conference.

Dr. Wilson enjoys the following professional affiliations:  American Association of School Administrators (AASA), where she is a mentor for aspiring female superintendents; Association of California School Administrators (ACSA); Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD); and the University of La Verne Doctorate Alumni Association.

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