Welcome from the Superintendent



Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Jeff Leslie

Superintendent Dr. Jeff Leslie, of New Buffalo Area Schools, came to us from Edwardsburg Public Schools in July 2016.  He served as principal of Edwardsburg High School (2012-2016) and principal of Edwardsburg Middle School (2011-2012).  He also spent five years (2006-2011) as the assistant principal/curriculum specialist at Andrews High School in Andrews, South Carolina. Dr. Leslie taught high school mathematics at Andrews High School (1991-1997) and at Berrien Springs High School (1997-2006). He also coached boys and girls high school basketball for twenty seasons with ten of those as a head varsity coach.
Dr. Leslie earned his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University, his M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Southern Mississippi, and his B.S. in Mathematics Education from Purdue University.