Jeffrey Keiser

Jeffrey Keiser

College of Education

Professor Keiser teaches "Human Growth and Development,""Early Childhood Methods," "Teaching in Diverse Classrooms." His expertise is in the spiritual development of young children. 

He holds a Montessori Teaching Certificate and joined the CUC faculty in 2013.


  • MA, Education, Concordia University Chicago; River Forest, Ill.
  • BS, Sociology, Arizona State University; Phoenix, Ariz.

Academic and Professional Highlights

Presentations and Publications:

  • "Nurturing the Infant Soul: The Importance of Community and Memories in the Spiritual Formation of Young Children,"(Accepted for presentation) Shirley K. Morgenthaler, Jeffrey B. Keiser, & Mimi L. Larson.  2013 North American Professors of Christian Education Conference, Chicago, October 17-19, 2013.
  • "Engaging, expressive and experience-based prayer models for children." (In Press) Morgenthaler, S.K., Keiser, J., & Larson, M.L. (2014).  In L. Talbot (Ed.),
  • "Exploring and engaging children’s spirituality: A holistic approach." Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.