Samuel Scheer

Lecturer in English Language & Literature

Smith College

Contact & Office Hours

Fall 2022

Monday 3:45-4:45, and by appointment.


Morgan Hall



M.Phil., Oxford University

B.A., Bennington College


Samuel Scheer is a high school teacher in Windsor, Connecticut, and the author (with Rosetta Cohen) of two books on education and teaching. In addition to teaching, he has been working for the Gates Foundation and more recently the National Science and Math Initiative. His work focuses on urban education and school reform.

Selected Publications

Teacher–Centered Schools: Reimagining Educational Reform in the 21st Century (2003)

The Work of Teachers in America: A Social History Through Stories (1997)