Leah Greene's Curriculum Vitae

Exceptional professional educator, with 20-plus years of experience teaching secondary Humanities in the face-to-face and virtual classroom. Experienced with writing curriculum for local, national, and international entities, as well as developing and presenting content and pedagogy sessions for my field. Specialized in understanding the technological needs of education, from classroom to administration, in brick-and-mortar to web-based environments.

Professional Experience

June 2022 | reader for AP Psychology in Tampa, FL

Jan. 2021- June 2021 | co-writer for Positive Psychology curriculum for the American Psychological Association's Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools

Jan. 2021-June 2021 | developed pacing guide and lesson plans for Honors Psychology classes for Wake County Public School System

June 2020 | reader for AP Psychology (virtual)

Dec. 2020 | presented "Ready, Set, Sports Psychology," a psychology session at the NCSS Virtual Conference

Fall 2019 | standards co-writer for North Carolina's Civic Literacy course

June 2019 | reader for AP Psychology in Tampa, FL.

Oct. 2019-Dec. 2020 | Member of the Civic Literacy Standard Course of Study development team for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Mar. 2019 | attended the Racial Equity Institute's Groundwater Training

Feb. 2019 | presented "Psychology Labs and Lessons" at the IB Schools of North Carolina Roundtable.

Dec. 2018 | presented “Sneaking High Level Learning into your Course,” a psychology session at the NCSS Conference in Chicago, IL.

June 2018 | participant at APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers.

June 2018 | reader for AP Psychology in Tampa, FL.

Mar. 2018 | contributed to the e-book Promoting Psychological Science: A Compendium of Laboratory Exercises For Teachers of High School Psychology

Feb. 2018 | presented a concurrent session entitled “Psychology as a Science” at the North Carolina Council for Social Studies Conference in Greensboro, NC.

Aug. 2017 | co-presenter for Hidden Histories: North Carolina and World War I Teaching Scholars August 10-11, 2017 | North Carolina Museum of History). North Carolina and WWI webtools.

July 2017 | participant in the American Psychological Association's summit on High School Psychology Education at Weber State University in Ogden, UT. Developed an annotated bibliography of studies and literature to support the Standards from the APA.

June 2017 | reader for AP Psychology in Tampa, FL.

Dec. 2016 | presented a poster session “Replications of Famous Experiments to Boost AP Psych Scores” at the National Social Studies Conference in Washington, D.C.

Nov. 2016 – Jan. 2017 | co-writer of curriculum for the North Carolina Museum of History’s exhibit on World War I.

July 2016 | textbook evaluation advisor for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to select psychology textbooks.

June 2016 | reader for AP Psychology in Louisville, KY.

Feb. 2016 | presented a concurrent session entitled “Lessons for Global Citizenship” at the North Carolina Council for Social Studies Conference in Greensboro, NC.

Feb. 2016 | received Youth Mental Health First Aid training at Poe Health Center in Raleigh, NC

June 2015 | hired by the National Humanities Center to curate and organize primary source documents from the Library of Congress collection in a series of nested timelines via the online platform ChronoZoom; collaborated with three other Advanced Placement US History teachers and UNC-Chapel Hill professors in face-to-face meetings and through virtual platforms

May 2013- June 2015 | member of the Teacher Leadership Corps of Wake County. Led staff development training with Discovery Education for integrating technology to enhance student learning, literacy, and engagement in the classroom. The Teacher Leadership Corps is responsible for leading workshop trainings.

2011-12 | co-author of the unpacking document for the Essential Standards for Psychology, the curriculum followed in North Carolina

Mar. 2012 | presented a concurrent session entitled "Empowering Students Through Collaborative Technologies" at the North Carolina Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement

Dec. 2011- June 2013 | co-leader of AP PLT at Broughton High School to vertically align across many AP course to improve overall school success in the AP program.

Dec. 2011 | presented a psychology session entitled “Looking Beyond the Board: Technology and Collaboration in the Psychology Classroom” at the National Conference for Social Studies in Washington, D.C. (presentation)

Nov. 2011- June 2012 | co-developer of the North Carolina Psychology Learning Objectives.

May 2010 - June 2011 | contracted with Pamoja & Virtual High School (VHS) to develop on online psychology curriculum for the International Baccalaureate Organization; served as the project leader and collaborated with other teachers in Wales and Dubai.

Nov. 2009 | Presented a psychology session entitled “Hands-On, Reflective, and Creative Psychology Projects” at the National Conference for Social Studies in Atlanta, Georgia and developed a website for usable classroom projects

July 2009 | Assisted in the proposal of the new Social Studies Standard Course of Study for North Carolina with the NCDPI, focusing on psychology.

Feb. 2009 | Developed and presented a psychology session entitled “Beyond the Board: Hands-On, Reflective, and Creative Psychology Projects” at the North Carolina Social Studies Conference.

Fall 2008 | Served on textbook adoption committee for the Social Studies Advanced Placement Classes for the school system.


Wake County Public Schools | Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School and Needham B. Broughton Magnet and IB High School

July 2004- present

    • Co-department chair for the Humanities teachers at Broughton High School

    • Mentor teacher for WCPSS Beginning Teachers

    • Instructed Psychology and American History to students of all levels—academically gifted and college bound to those with learning disabilities

    • Faculty advisor for The Broughton Women's Empowerment Club and the CAPs Relief Club.

    • Served on School Leadership Team, which established biyearly goals for the school, coached fellow teachers on increasing effectiveness in the classroom, and analyzed data to determine if goals had been met

    • Presented pedagogical, curriculum-based, and technology sessions with at Broughton, local, state, and national conferences

    • Chosen for a three-year leadership program to integrate technology skills into the classroom by preparing training workshops for fellow colleagues

    • Advised teacher interns from UNC-Wilmington, NC Central, NC State, and Appalachian State

    • Wrote and received grants for classroom technology, fieldtrips, and supplemental books

North Carolina Virtual Public Schools & UNC-Chapel Hill Rural Center |Online Instructor of AP and Honors Psychology, and AP United States History

Sept. 2006 - July 2011

    • Taught students across North Carolina using Blackboard and Web 2.0 technologies

    • Co-revised online curriculum and participated in virtual department meetings

    • Established and maintained communication with students, parents, and school personnel via email, phone calls, VoiceThread, and video conferencing

Pender County Schools |Pender High School and Heide Trask High School

Jan. 2001 - June 2004

    • Assisted in development and success of an academic after school program for high school students and their families

    • Department chair and educator of Psychology, Sociology, American History, Civics, and African American History

    • Acted as cooperating teacher for teacher interns from UNC-Wilmington

    • Organized and advised school’s student government

    • Established school improvement plan, handbooks, and expectations of Trask High School as member of Leadership Team

    • Served as public relations liaison between the school and news media

Wake County Public Schools |William G. Enloe Magnet High School

    • Educator of academic and honors United States History

    • Devised school improvement plan as member of School Improvement Team

    • Designed computer programs for supplemental instruction for high school students

Licensure and Certification

North Carolina Teaching License, Social Studies 6-12

National Board Certification, Adolescence and Young Adult/ Social Studies-History. November 2003 and November 2013

IB Psychology Certification, December 2007, April 2014, February 2018

Advanced Placement Psychology Certification, UNC-Charlotte. July 2007

Advanced Placement American History Certification, Wake Forest University. June 2000 and June 2006

Professional Affiliations