Michael Salce, EdD, LEP


Chair and Assistant Professor, Department of School Counseling and School Psychology

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5130

Fax: (626) 815-5351

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Building One, Room 133

Michael Salce, EdD, is the Chair of the Department of School Counseling and School Psychology. He has been teaching at Azusa Pacific University since 2010, and is also a practicing Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) working within the surrounding counties, conducting psycho-educational evaluations as well as working with families of children with emotional and mental health needs. Salce received his Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California in Educational Psychology, and is also an alumnus of Azusa Pacific University, where he obtained his MA and Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology. He has been a practicing educational psychologist for the past 20 years, and he also consults with districts within the county of Los Angeles regarding the mental health needs of students who receive special education services.


  • EdD, Educational Psychologist, University of Southern California
  • MA, School Psychology, Azusa Pacific University
  • BA, Psychology, University of California, San Diego

Academic Area

  • School of Education


  • Educationally Related Mental Health Assessment
  • Interventions for anxiety within the school setting
  • Psychoeducational Assessment
  • School-based mental health services
  • Brief therapeutic techniques with children

Courses Taught

  • EDCO 533 - Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • EDCO 575 - Clinical Practica
  • EDPY 637 - Child Psychopathology
  • EDCO 535 - Professionalism, Ethics & Law
  • EDPY 635A, EDPY 635B, EDPY 635C - Role & Function: Practicum
  • EDPY 655/695 - School Psychology Fieldwork