Dr. Keith Liederman is the Chief Executive Officer of Kingsley House, a United Way community impact partner and the managing entity for Educare New Orleans. Kingsley House is nationally respected as the oldest Settlement House in the South. Dr. Liederman oversees a comprehensive array of nationally-accredited and state-certified programs focused exclusively on early intervention and prevention, serving toddlers as young as 6 years-old in Early Head Start and the Pre-School, to senior citizens in Adult Day Health Care and the Senior Center.
Dr. Liederman also performs a variety of civic functions on the local, statewide and national level, including serving on the Child Welfare League of America’s Board of Directors, the Every Child Matters Board of Trustees, and the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Board of Directors. Dr. Liederman earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), his Master of Social Work at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work and his Ph.D. from Tulane University. He also serves on the adjunct faculty of the Tulane University School of Social Work, teaching Diversity and Social Justice, Advanced Methods, Policy and Research courses.
Dr. Liederman and his wife, Luanna, live in New Orleans with their daughter, Camille.