Tom Humble has been a junior high teacher in Durham County and a high school English teacher in Wake County. He has a B.A. in History from UNC-Charlotte, a Master of Arts in Teaching in English Education from Duke, a PhD in English from UNC-Chapel Hill, and both Principal's and Superintendent's licenses from North Carolina State University. Tom has taught in the Duke TIP Summer Residential Program and is an AP English Language and Composition consultant with the College Board. Tom previously served as principal of RCHS (1999-2015).