Division Director
California Department of Education
Gordon is the Director of the Coordinated Student Support Division (CSSD). His Division coordinates funding processes and provides technical assistance for a wide array of programs, which include Coordinated School Health, School and Community Violence Prevention, Tobacco-Use Prevention, Foster Youth Services, Mental Health Services, School Climate/School Engagement, American Indian Education, Educational Options, and more. Gordon completed his undergraduate studies at the California State University, Chico and completed his senior year at the Universite d’Aix-Marseille in Southern France. He returned to Chico to complete graduate studies and student teaching at the secondary level in Paradise, California.