Dr. Renee Andrews

Dr. Renee Andrews


Assistant Principal, Richwoods High School


Occupation: Renee Andrews is assistant principal and 504 coordinator at Richwoods High School. As her title implies, she assists the principal in the overall administration of the school and assumes leadership in his absence. Her duties involve planning and supervising instructional programs and activities based on the school district’s curriculum and the school’s needs. As 504 Coordinator, she helps develop and monitor services for students with disabilities.


Community Involvement: Ms. Andrews’ community involvement includes the Loaves and Fishes program, Peoria Park District, Peoria Public Schools, former board member of the Peoria Housing Authority and several programs sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Inc.


Education: Bachelor of Arts, education, Bradley University; master of arts, teaching and leadership, St. Xavier University; master of arts, educational administration with additional master of arts, reading instruction, Grand Canyon University; doctor of education, educational administration and foundations PK-12, Illinois State University; superintendent’s endorsement, education, Illinois State University


Three things she’s passionate about: Her children and family; ensuring everyone feels seen and a sense of belonging; educating young people  


Three favorite hobbies: Reading, napping, singing


Career Influence or Inspiration: “All of the wonderful teachers I had growing up, as well as all of the students that have crossed my path in the past 28 years.”


Inspirational Quote: “Beginnings are usually scary, endings are usually sad, but it’s the middle that counts the most. Try to remember that when you find yourself at a new beginning. Just give hope a chance to float up.” From the movie ‘Hope Floats’

Return to Role Model Main Page


Return to Staff Directory