Debbie LeeKeenan is a visiting professor of Early Childhood Education at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She was director of the Eliot–Pearson Children’s School at Tufts University from 1996 to 2013. In addition to teaching in the Eliot–Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, she has been a member of the early childhood faculty at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She consults widely and is a published coauthor of numerous articles and book chapters. She holds a master’s degree in education from the University of New Mexico. She is a former preschool and elementary school teacher.