Lesli Fridge, EdD

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Dean, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Education


  • EdD, Professional Leadership, University of Houston
  • MEd, Secondary School Counseling, Nicholls State University
  • BA, Social Studies Education, Nicholls State University

Courses Taught

  • Methods and Techniques in Counseling
  • Practicum in Counseling
  • Essential Elements of Social Studies
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Principles of Guidance
  • Role of the Principal
  • Principal Communication and Community Relations

Teaching Focus

  • Educational Psychology/School Guidance, Education Methods, Education Administration

Additional Information

Dr. Fridge has 30 years experience as a public school educator. She holds certification as a Superintendent, Principal, Counselor and Teacher. During her 30 years as an educator, she served as a middle and high school teacher, a middle and high school counselor, an intermediate assistant principal, an elementary principal and a district HR administrator. Her HR duties included working with field experience and student teachers, certification, NCLB qualification, hiring, investigations and grievances. She has served on Educational Advisory Committees for 8 universities. Her doctoral studies included study of Urban and Comparative Education and Educational Leadership in a Global Society during an international study at the University of Beijing in China.