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.