James Keefe teaches courses in special education and curriculum and instruction.
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Classroom management and behavior
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Special Education
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Contemporary Perspectives in Special Education; Designing Instruction for the Inclusive Classroom; Classroom Management and Behavior Support; Dimensions of Teaching and Learning; Dimensions of Equity; Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Education: BA, University of Massachusetts; MEd, University of Massachusetts; EdD, Boston University
Jim Keefe's work has focused on the preparation and training of
teachers of students with moderate disabilities. He was a special
educator in public and private settings for 35 years and during that
time was a Senior Lecturer at Lesley University for 19 years. Jim was
the Education Co-chair of the National Advisory Board of the Tourette
Syndrome Association (1995-2000) and is an Advisory Board member of
Cooperative Artists, "Tribal Rythms". A dedicated gardener, he has been
featured in three issues of "Better Homes and Gardens".
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