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James McLeskey
Biographical Information

James McLeskey is a Professor in the School of Special Education, School Psychology, & Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida and a project faculty member and state lead for the CEEDAR Center (Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform). He has extensive experience in teacher education and professional development activities related to providing effective inclusive programs for students with disabilities and others who struggle in school. His research interests include the role of the principal in developing effective, inclusive schools; the delivery of high quality professional development that improves teacher practice and student outcomes; and issues that influence teacher learning and the translation of effective instructional methods into practice.