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Dr. Vangie Akridge
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"The most common way that people give up their power 
is by thinking they don't have any."



Hi, I'm Dr. Vangie Akridge, PsyD., a Licensed Educational Psychologist

Dr. Vangie has established herself in the field of psychology and education by practicing school psychology in CA brick and mortar and charter schools as both a school psychologist and as a K-12 administrator for the past 22 years.

If you are seeking a mentor for your middle school or high school student, the following organizations are recommended for your consideration.


Independent Educational Evaluations (IEE) and Other Services
Metro Educational Consulting and Psychological Services is a private practice that focuses on providing educationally related supports and services. MEC is a female owned agency that provides culturally compassionate independent educational evaluations (IEE) that identify both learning disabilities and academic potential. We are a sought after second opinion when families and the schools that their children attend are in need of a third-party expert.  Additionally we provide consultation, training and counseling direct services.  MEC specializes in culturally compassionate services and is a strong advocate for community collaboration.

Suicide Prevention


Dr. Vangie Akridge - Speaker / Trainer

Dr. Vangie Akridge is a sought after speaker and trainer who specializes in facilitates trainings, workshops and discussions related to Culturally Compassionate Educational Practices which include but are not limited to:

  • Increasing parent engagement

  • Increasing student engagement

  • Increasing student/family connectedness

  • Developing and maintaining allyship

  • Virtual special education service delivery

If you are interested in having Dr. Vangie Akridge speak at your conference or event or facilitate a workshop or discussion, please contact the office at

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