Todd is the Director of Social Studies for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, where he served fourteen of his eighteen years as a History teacher. In 2014 Todd joined the National Faculty of the Buck Institute for Education, a leader in Project Based Learning. Todd is passionate about a student-centered approach to instruction and has served as an adjunct professor at Lipscomb University, Trevecca University, and Vanderbilt University, where he has taught graduate courses in Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment and undergraduate courses in Social Studies Teaching Methods. Todd emphasizes strategies for creating a positive classroom culture, content literacy, and inquiry-based unit planning. He currently serves as Vice-Chair for NCHE and is Chair of the NCHE Governance committee.
The National Council for History Education provides professional and intellectual leadership to foster an engaged community committed to the teaching, learning, and appreciation of diverse