Lisa Le Fevre is a Senior Program Associate with WestEd’s Postsecondary Pathways and Career Mobility team. She coordinates and conducts research, technical assistance activities, and evaluations of education, standards implementation, and workforce development projects and grants. In addition, she explores and supports collaborative approaches to building opportunities for students’ academic, career, and life success.
At WestEd, Le Fevre has managed grantee monitoring on a U.S. Department of Labor H-1B Technical Skills Training Grant and has led the qualitative analysis on evaluations of two Department of Labor Workforce Innovation Grants. She currently provides research and technical assistance activities for the Arizona Partnership for Education and Career Success (APECS) alliance as part of her work for the Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West).
Prior to joining WestEd, Le Fevre served as an educator in various roles in New York City and California. She has secondary and postsecondary teaching experience with instruction for students who are English Learners and with addressing the challenges of underserved and vulnerable populations as well as working with social issues and community-based learning at the university level.
Le Fevre holds a PhD and MPhil from Columbia University, where she studied Applied Anthropology at Teachers College. She also has an MS in Education with a focus on TESOL from Long Island University, an MA in Journalism and French Studies from New York University, a Maîtrise Lettres Modernes from Paris-Sorbonne University (Paris IV), and a BA in French from Franklin and Marshall College.