Laurel LeFebvre

Director of Operations & Programs, Core Services

Laurel LeFebvre is the Director of Operations, Core Services at Teaching Matters. She brings more than ten years of experience supporting New York City schools through professional learning communities and coaching dedicated to eradicating disproportionate achievement for public school students. As a program manager since 2011, Laurel has experience leading project management, program evaluation, budget, hiring, and retention. She also brings expertise coaching teachers and school leaders in cycles of learning with a focus of disrupting inequitable systems for underserved communities.

Laurel served most recently as Director of Program Planning for the NYC Department of Education,  supporting a network of schools with a shared focus on strengthening supports and outcomes for Black and Latinx multilingual learner students in grades 6–8.  Prior to joining this role, Laurel worked in support of adult learning throughout the NYC DOE and taught English as a Second Language in China.  She holds a B.A. in Chinese History from Columbia University.