Doug Lemov

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Major Publication:
Teach Like a Champion

Doug is the author of Teach Like a Champion, an internationally recognized study of high-performing teachers and their methods.
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Managing Director of Uncommon Schools True North Network

November NTI Presenter

How Doug helped our schools: Doug will use his experiences as Managing Director of one of the nation’s most successful school networks, and the author of the best-selling teacher practice handbook Teach Like a Champion , to support Network Team members’ deep learning of several key instructional shifts associated with adopting the Common Core.


Doug is a Managing Director of Uncommon Schools and oversees its network of upstate New York schools in Troy and Rochester. Prior to his work at Uncommon Schools, Doug was the Vice President for Accountability at the State University of New York’s Charter Schools Institute and a founder and principal of the Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter School in Boston. He has a BA from Hamilton College, an MA from Indiana University, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Doug has taught English and history at the university, high school, and middle school levels.

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Last Updated: February 7, 2014