Reared in Andalusia, Al Dr. Dillard is a 1994 graduate of Andalusia High School he continued his educational journey at Faulkner University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Social Studies. After graduation, he taught at Alabama Christian Academy. In 2001, he was awarded the James Madison Foundation Fellowship. This opportunity allowed him to complete a Master’s in Education with an emphasis in History at Troy University. In 2001, he had the opportunity to join the faculty at Pleasant Home School a small school south of Andalusia. In 2005, Dr. Dillard joined the faculty at his alma mater Andalusia High School. In 2013 he was selected as the Andalusia Chamber of Commerce High School Teacher of the Year. In 2014, Dr. Dillard earned a second Master’s in Educational Leadership from Troy University. In the fall of 2014, Dr. Dillard join the Dale County School family as the Assistant Principal at Dale County High School. In the fall of 2018, Dr. Dillard earned his Ph.D. in Administration of Elementary & Secondary Education at Auburn University. In 2019, Dr. Dillard received the distinguished An alumnus of the year for the College of Education of Faulkner University.
Perry and his wife Stephanie, are the proud parents of daughters Elizabeth, and Ellie.