Curriculum Vitae

Barbara Jean Briese, M.S.
Licensed Educational Psychologist (L.E.P.)
CEO, The Briese Learning Experience
Murrieta, California

ACCOMPLISHED EDUCATOR - Patient and seasoned educator dedicated to the advancement of educational and counseling techniques; professional adviser to the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for Licensed Educational Psychologists

Educational Psychology - Fully knowledgeable in special assessments needs and testing requirements

Classroom Instruction - Effectively works with students and clients from the classroom to the boardroom

Administration - Successfully developed special education programs

Lecturing - Competently developed and presented educational and psychological topics

Mentoring - Implemented student internship and university mentoring programs

Corporate Training - Organized and conducted seminars; Developed presentations

Special Ed Counseling - Facilitated group therapy, crisis intervention, individual and family counseling.

Professional Consulting - Advisor to State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences


  • Certificate, Total Quality Management: California State University, Long Beach
  • Grantsmanship training: Grantsmanship Center, Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Education: University of Southern California
  • Post Graduate Studies in Psychology and Education: California State University, Northridge
  • Master of Science in Counseling and Guidance: California State University, Fullerton
  • Bachelor of Science in Education and Psychology: University of Southern California


  • Licensed Educational Psychologist, LEP2353
  • California Pupil Personnel, School Psychology
  • California Clear Specialist Instruction Credential in Special Education, Learning Handicapped
  • California Standard Teaching Credential
  • Total Quality Management: California State University, Long Beach (TQM)
  • Coach-U
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)
  • California Resource Specialist


  • International Association of School Psychologists
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • California Association of School Psychologists


  • 1997 to present — Licensed Educational Psychologist, Private Practice
  • 2000 to present — Instructor, Mentor, Azusa Pacific University
  • 2000 to present — Consultant (Subject Matter Expert), State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • 2006 — Contract School Psychologist, Murrieta Unified School District
  • 1988-1998 — School Psychologist, Newport Mesa School District
  • 1985-1988 — School Psychologist, Whittier Union High School District
  • 1983-1985 — School Psychologist, Las Virgenes Unified School District
  • 1982-1985 — Resource Specialist, Las Virgenes Unified School District
  • 1975-1985 — Psycho-Educational Specialist, Private Practice
  • 1979-1980 — Director of Education, Easter Seal Society, Los Angeles
  • 1975-1979 — Coordinator of Educational Services and Director of Education, California Educational Center
  • 1970-1972 — Teacher and Coordinator of District Learning Disabilities Group Program, Dixon Schools, California
  • 1968-1970 — School Psychometrist