Douglass Teschner, Ed.D
Growing Leadership LLC
Douglass Teschner
Phone Number
Work Address

2100 Brushwood Road
Pike, NH 03780
United States

Regions Served
Consultant Category
Consultant Tags
Advocacy / Lobbying
Business Plan Development
Communications / Marketing Planning & Strategy
Conflict Resolution / Mediation
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
Employee / Supervisory Training
Employee Recruitment & Hiring
Executive Coaching
Leadership Training & Development
Managing Change
Media / Public Relations
Organizational Assessments
Organizational Development
Organizational Evaluation
Performance Management
Program Evaluation
Public Policy Development & Strategy
Strategic & Organizational Planning & Development
Team Building
Volunteer Management
Work / Life Balance

Dr. Douglass Teschner is a proven, results-oriented leader, mentor, trainer, and coach who embraces challenge, integrates vision with a passion for excellence, and inspires a higher level of personal and professional performance. One of his greatest passions is developing leaders and building effective teams and with high levels of transparency and quality communication.

He earned degrees from the University of Massachusetts (B.S. forestry and Ed.D. in administrative leadership) and the University of Vermont (M.S botany). His experience in nonprofit and government leadership includes: 14 years as Development Director for a leading NH non-profit 12 years as a NH State Legislator 2 years as a NH Assistant Secretary of State, including designing and managing a local government grant program 15 years of international development experience as a Peace Corps Country Director/Senior Advisor and USAID project leader 6 years Outdoor Program Leader for special needs youth and Mountain Guide.

For more information, visit his web site: 

What Clients Are Saying:

  • “The leadership training is a building block of a strong and sustainable program . . . and you have done an amazing job navigating this for us.” -- Nathan Peterson, Chief Strategy Officer, Becket Family of Services
  • “You are doing the best thing any mentor can do. Helping me to open my mind and helping me process things, think through things, how phenomenal that is. You are great at it. You are able to identify key things in what a person is saying.” -- Hermence Matsota, Founder and CEO of UbuntuSpeaks, LLC., Atlanta, GA
  • “It’s been really helpful, great to have someone you can talk to who is very trusting. A real supportive experience." -- Morgan Swift, Executive Director, Becket Family of Services Rumney NH program
  • "This is really helpful to get me on a forward path, to get me back on my passion." – Nonprofit leader
  • “I sincerely felt inspired and motivated to see how I could use what I learned to help me be more efficient and productive as a leader.” -- Workshop participant

Through GROWING LEADERSHIP LLC (, Dr. Teschner supports nonprofits, governments, and businesses by partnering to strengthen their capacity to achieve the highest level of performance.

Services offered include:

   - Leadership Development Training Coaching and Mentoring

   - Organizational Development

   - Team Building

   - Conflict Management

   - Mission and Vision Development/Implementation

   - Strategic Planning

   - Program Development and Evaluation

   - Staff Retreats and Training Workshops

   - Communications and Public Relations 

   - International Development

   - Program Design and Management

   - Monitoring and Evaluation

   - Cross-cultural Education

   - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  

   - Workshops/Public Speaking:

  • Unleashing Your Influence for Positive Change
  • Thriving and Creating Meaning at Work
  • Everyday Actions to Build a Positive Work Climate
  • Practical Steps to Up Your Leadership Game
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Leadership Skills during Uncertain Times
  • Prioritizing Use of Your Precious Time
  • Effective Workplace Communication
  • Running Great Meetings
  • Delegating for Success         
Becket Family of Services
Reference Name
David Chabot
603 353-9102
Orford, NH
Description of Work Done
Leadership Training, Human Resources, 360 Reviews
Ashuelot Valley Academy
Reference Name
Morgan Swift
(603) 412-2815
Keene, NH
Description of Work Done
Leadership Development and Training, Planning, Coaching