Elizabeth Stringer Keefe, President
Elizabeth Stringer Keefe is a faculty member for the Special Education Division of the Graduate School of Education at Lesley University, and a doctoral candidate at Boston College. As a teacher educator, her work focuses on teacher preparation, including teacher preparedness to educate autistic students. She is actively involved in policy work including teacher education policy, most recently the Massachusetts autism teacher endorsement, and is co-author of a recent National Education Policy Brief on teacher preparation and the accountability claims of education reformers. She is a researcher with Project TEER, a group of nine teacher education scholars and practitioners who collectively research issues related to teacher education, education reform, policy, and politics. Elizabeth has over 20 years experience in public and private education settings, as a teacher, consultant and critical friend to various non-profits. Annually, Elizabeth organizes and serves as guest curator for 3 artists, and art exhibition showcasing the work of autistic artists. She is co-author of the forthcoming Remixing the Curriculum: The Teacher's Guide to Technology in the Classroom (Rowman & Littlefield) and co-author of the forthcoming Reclaiming Accountability: Teacher Education in Uncertain Times (Teachers College Press).
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