Dr. Renee Calhoon
Renee Calhoon, Ed.D., is the Director of the Arkansas Adolescent Literacy Intervention for the Maxhburn Center for Learning at the University of Central Arkansas. For over twenty years, she has been involved in promoting the education and support of the whole child in K-12 education. She supports, assists, and encourages teachers and principals to strive to meet the mental, social, and physical well-being of each student each day.
Renee has been a classroom teacher, basketball coach, assistant principal, and building principal. She was the principal of a state and national award winning middle school, Cabot Middle School North. During her period as principal, Cabot Middle School North was chosen as Arkansas Diamond School and a National School to Watch. She also has received awards and honors such as: 2001 Lonoke County Principal of the Year, two time nominee of Arkansas Middle Level Principal of the Year, Administrative Representative on Arkansas Association of Middle Level Educators, Arkansas Middle Level Breaking Ranks Facilitator, Certified Strategic Instruction Model Professional Developer, and a Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) Leader. Renee has also been a presenter at both state and national conferences.