Bendta Friesen, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
BAH 122
599-453-2203
bendta.friesen@fresno.edu

Education

Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, 2012
M.S., Education, National University, Fresno, CA, 1996
B.A., California State University, Fresno, CA, 1983

Professional and Service Experience

  • Principal, grades K-8, Kings Canyon Joint Unified School District, Reedley, CA, 2006-present
  • Assistant principal, grades 6-8, Fowler Unified School District, Fowler, CA, 2001-2006
  • Teacher, grades K-4, Fowler Unified School District, Fowler, CA, 1998-2001
  • Resource teacher, Coordinator Neighborhood Resource Center, John Burroughs Elementary School, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA, 1993-1998
  • Teacher, grades 1-6, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA, 1987-1993

Honors and Awards

  • Administrator of the Year, Kings Canyon Unified School District, 2011

Publications and Presentations

  • "What are the effective methods of communication, problem solving, and decision-making?" and "What are the most effective technologies enabling teams to reach goals expeditiously and with greater precision?" presented at the College of Education and Organizational Leadership "Turning School Around" Conference, University of La Verne, January 2010