Meet the Director

Noah Rachlin was appointed the school’s Upper School Director in 2020.

Noah was the High School Dean of Teaching & Learning at the University of Chicago Lab Schools (UCLS) from 2018-2020. Prior to his time at UCLS, he was an Instructor in History and Social Science at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA while concurrently serving as a Senior Fellow at the Tang Institute at Andover, which is dedicated to supporting and sharing innovative approaches to teaching and learning. He also has served as a History Teacher at Rodeph Sholom School in New York City and Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, CA.

Noah was the academic leader of the UCLS high school, responsible for fostering a school-wide culture of continuous growth and development and connecting the high school with the broader University community and beyond on topics related to educational practice, research, and theory. He collaborated with teachers and department chairs to support assessment and development of curriculum and pedagogical practice. Noah supports the development and implementation of diverse, equitable, and inclusive instructional methods and content across the curriculum.

Outside the classroom, Noah has served as a student advisor, student government advisor, and coached soccer and swimming at the high school level. He has an Ed.M. from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education in Education Policy and Management and a B.A. from Brandeis University in History and Philosophy.

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