Rhea Leigh Renn has been teaching since 1997, making this her 19th year. She has been a teacher at Warren T. Jackson since 2002, making this year her 13th year in Atlanta Public Schools.
She and her husband Tyler have one son, Asher Swalm, who is a 3rd grader at Warren T. Jackson. Tyler, Rhea Leigh, and Asher are all very active in the Buckhead community. They are active members of Northside United Methodist Church. They spend a lot of their free time at NYO... where Asher plays baseball, Tyler coaches football, and Mrs. Renn likes to help make signs and banners! :)
Outside of school, Mrs. Renn enjoys reading, traveling, making jewelry and stationary. She also enjoys spending time with her boys and her friends and family.
Hometown: Hernando, Mississippi College: University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) - Oxford, Mississippi B.A.E. - Elementary Education (1996) M.Ed. - Curriculum and Instruction (1997) Teaching Experience: Graduate Assistant University of Mississippi, School of Education 2nd Grade Oakshire Elementary School - Memphis, TN (97-98) 1st Grade Oakshire Elementary School - Memphis, TN (98-99) 1st Grade Mt. View Elementary School - Marietta, GA (99-01) 1st Grade Warren T. Jackson Elementary School - Atlanta, GA (02-12) Kindergarten Warren T. Jackson Elementary School - Atlanta, GA (12-13) Awards: Teacher of the Year Warren T. Jackson Elementary School (2009) University of Georgia-PROJECT ISLE SCIENCE TEACHING GRANT RECIPIENT-Maui, Hawaii (2010) Leadership Roles: Local School Council Warren T. Jackson Elementary School Leadership Team Warren T. Jackson Elementary School APS Teacher Mentor Warren T. Jackson Elementary School International Baccaulareate Authorization Team Warren T. Jackson Elementary School International Baccaulareate Travel Team Warren T. Jackson Elementary School Salt Lake City, UT (2003) New Orleans, LA (2004) Hilton Head, NC (2005) Chapel Hill, NC (2005) Community Involvement: Northside United Methodist Church - member, VBS teacher, Sunday School teacher Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorator's Showhouse Committee - member *End of Show Party - chairperson Shepherd Center Society - member Junior League of Atlanta - member Wildwood Neighborhood Association - board member, social committee chair Northside Youth Organization (baseball) - volunteer