Program Director, Project-Based Learning
Leslie Eaves leads the project-based learning program at SREB, where she designs professional learning experiences for teachers to implement PBL. She joined SREB in 2016, bringing more than 16 years of experience in the public education sector. She holds both a technology education and 9-12 math license. Prior to SREB, Leslie taught high school engineering courses in North Carolina. She joined North Carolina New Schools in 2011 as a math content coach and a general instructional coach, where she implemented school-centered learning strategies and STEM practices. She later served as the schools’ director of professional learning and led the design and facilitation of customized professional learning, project-based learning, Transformational Learning Communities, content networking and design thinking. She received an Excellence in STEM Education award in 2009 from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Leslie has a bachelor’s and a master’s in engineering from the University of South Carolina. She lives in Mebane, North Carolina.