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Lena Morreale Scott

senior program director

Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

Staff photo: Lena Morreale Scott

Lena Morreale Scott has nearly 30 years of experience in teaching, curriculum design and writing, and professional development to help teachers engage their students in civic life. Prior to joining Street Law’s staff as a senior program director, Lena was an instructor and outreach manager for the Close Up Foundation and then taught high school students history, government, humanities, and law. Lena has co-authored and edited numerous publications including the Teacher Manual that accompanies Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, United States Government: Our Democracy and Street Law for Police & Teens. In addition to her work with Street Law, Lena supervises graduate students at the University of Maryland who are preparing to become social studies teachers. Lena is a graduate of Northwestern University and the Harvard Graduate School of Education.    

 

Contact:

240-821-1322
lscott@streetlaw.org

Programs

High School Law Course

Street Law courses strive to empower young people to be active, engaged citizens by equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully participate and create change in their communities. The following pages are intended to support teachers wishing to start a new high school law course or... Read more

Rule of Law Education

Street Law has worked with partners on every continent to develop a series of 14 lessons to teach young people about the basic elements of rule of law using its signature, interactive, skill-building methodology.  Street Law is currently designing a roll-out of this program with civil society partners around... Read more

Teaching for Civic Engagement

During the summer of 2016, Street Law brought a group of secondary teachers together for professional development seminar designed to give teachers exciting, interactive strategies that will engage students in civics and government lessons. Read more

Publications