Lisa Le Fevre

Research Associate

Lisa Le Fevre is a Research Associate with the Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) and the Innovation Studies Program at WestEd. Within REL West, Le Fevre coordinates research and technical assistance activities in the California Community College Research Alliance focused on college counseling strategies and best practices. Within the Innovation Studies Program, she conducts evalutaions of workforce development projects and grants, innovation strategies, collaboration, and cross-sector initiatives. She manages grantee monitoring on a U.S. Department of Labor H-1B Technical Skills Training Grant and lead qualitative analysis on evaluations of two Department of Labor Workforce Innovation Grants. Her experience includes developing and conducting qualitative research design and methods, such as surveys and interivews, which draw on her training in social science research methodology. She is skilled in qualitative research methods, data collection and analysis, literature reviews, and environmental scans. She is also skilled in developing and disseminating information for diverse audiences.

Le Fevre is also an experienced secondary and postsecondary instructor. Her teaching expertise includes curriculum design and instruction for English learner students with professional certification in the field for K-12; working with and understanding the challenges of underserved and vulnerable populations; social issues and partnerships with community-based learning at the university level; and knowledge in secondary and postsecondary retention, completion, and career pathways. Le Fevre has experience in organizing conference panels and presenting papers both nationally and internationally.

Le Fevre holds a BA in French from Franklin and Marshall College, a Maitrise Lettres Modernes from Université Paris Sorbonne, an MA in Journalism and French Studies from New York University, an MS in Education from Long Island University, and an MPhil in Applied Anthropology from Teacher College at Columbia University where she is currently completing work on her PhD.

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