Dr. Cathy Eschete, Ph.D. | Louisiana College

Dr. Cathy Eschete, Ph.D.

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Dr. Cathy Eschete, Ph.D.

Director of Field Experience, School of Education; Assistant Professor, School of Education



About Dr. Cathy Eschete, Ph.D.

Dr. Cathy Eschete has more than 15 years of experience working in the field of education. Following the completion of her Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana College in Elementary and Special Education, she served as a resource and inclusion middle school teacher. Upon relocating to California, she served as a Clinical Supervisor providing early intervention services for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as providing consultation services to area school districts seeking to improve their special education programs.

She received a Master’s degree from California State University Stanislaus in Special Education and most recently received her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Special Education from Louisiana State University. During her PhD program, she served as a graduate assistant and taught numerous special education courses at Louisiana State University. Dr. Eschete has presented at numerous professional conferences on topics, such as behavior management and instructional strategies to increase engagement. Dr. Eschete is currently an Assistant Professor and Director of Field Experience in the School of Education at Louisiana College.

Growing up in a family of educators, she has always had a desire to work in the field of education. She and her husband, Dylan Eschete, have three daughters, Isabella, Presley Kate, and Kennedy. Dr. Eschete enjoys LSU football, spending time with family and friends, shopping, and relaxing on a beach. She attends The Gathering Place Church Wardville where she directs the Elementary Children’s Program.

She is so elated to be back at her alma mater and helping to prepare future teachers to be outstanding educators.


  • Ph.D, Curriculum & Instruction; Special Education, Louisiana State University
  • M.A., Special Education, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA
  • B.A., Elementary Education & Special Education, Louisiana College

Academic Programs

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate