Elizabeth Stringer Keefe, President
Elizabeth Stringer Keefe is on the faculty in the Special Education Division in 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 also actively involved in policy work including teacher education policy, most recently the Massachusetts autism teacher endorsement, and was co-author of a recent National Education Policy Brief on teacher preparation and the accountability claims of education reformers. 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 a member of the Board of Directors for Technology for Autism Now (TAN), the Massachusetts Autism Society of America, and the Autism Center of Massachusetts Advocates for Children.
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