- Bachelor of Science in Education, West Georgia College, 1976
Master of Education, Georgia State University, 2007
- Physical education pedagogy
Barbara Greene began her teaching career in 1976 as the first female physical education teacher at Harris County High School in Hamilton, Georgia. She taught health and physical education in Georgia public schools for a total of 18 years. Since 2007, she has been a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Georgia State University.