Renee Whiting Joins Southwestern Union Office of Education
BURLESON, TEX. – The Southwestern Union Office of Education welcomes Renee Whiting as associate director of education serving as educational coach for the department. Beginning July 1, her responsibilities will include the coordination of professional learning communities across the Southwestern Union to sustain the implementation of continuous school improvement and standards-based learning.
Southwestern Union Education Superintendent Carol Campbell shared, “Renee is assuming the position of coach for the schools in the Southwestern Union. She will work closely with educators to fulfill our goals. We believe that this action will serve to take our schools to the next level as we strive to create sustainable cultures of excellence in teaching and learning.”
Whiting most recently served as associate superintendent of education for the Texas Conference. She has worked in education for more than 20 years and has taught kindergarten through twelfth grades.
Throughout her career, she has served as a principal, school counselor and associate superintendent. Whiting has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in school counseling.
Whiting shares, “I am excited and honored to have the privilege of joining the Southwestern Union educational team. I look forward to learning from two of the most prolific minds in Adventist education, as well as partnering with them in the continued development and implementation of Adventist instructional strategies.”
Whiting is a product of Adventist education having attended both Oakwood University and Southern Adventist University. Her father was a pastor and her mother is a retired Adventist Educator. Whiting is the mother of three daughters, Brittany, ReJena’ and Alexis, and has three grandchildren.
By Kristina P. Busch