Guy Doud

From Zero to Hero

A language arts teacher in Brainerd, Minnesota, Guy Doud’s commitment to students earned him America’s Teacher of the Year award in 1986. Since then, he has addressed thousands of audiences, including school districts across the United States, motivating them to pursue excellence. Through heart-warming anecdotes, Guy shares some of his childhood insecurities and tells how he found the secret to success in education and in life. His story will motivate you to consider God’s plan for your life and inspire you to care for others.


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Guy Doud has addressed hundreds of groups since being chosen America’s Teacher of the Year in 1986, delivering a message of life, love, family, relationships, success and dreaming dreams.

Guy has published five award-winning books, including the best seller, Molder of Dreams (1990), along with the videos “Teacher of the Year” and “Classroom of the Heart.”

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