Dr. Les Frost served as Head of St. Matthew’s Parish School in Los Angeles for 27 years from 1984 -2011. He works with Lee Miller Associates on selected Head of School searches.
St. Matthew’s is a coeducational PS-8th Grade Episcopal parish school located on 30 acres in the hills and canyons of Pacific Palisades. Prior to coming to St. Matthew’s, Les was at Westlake School for Girls for 12 years, first as a biology teacher, then as Middle School Director and Assistant Headmaster. He majored in Zoology at Fresno State University, has a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco, and completed his teaching credential and graduate studies in education at UCLA. The U.S. Department of Education named him a National Distinguished Principal in 1994. Over the last three decades he has served at various times as a trustee at five different independent schools, on the Commission of Schools for the Episcopal Diocese, and as a member of the CAIS Board of Directors. Presently he serves as a trustee at Westside Neighborhood School, on Common Sense Media Advisory Board, and as a consultant to independent school boards and heads.