Renee completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Texas State University - San Marcos. After graduation, Renee worked in a small, rural school district near Austin, TX before moving to North Carolina to work as a preschool psychologist for Moore County Schools. During this time, Renee helped establish Moore County Schools preschool assessment center where she served as a member of the transdisciplinary, play-based assessment team for 12 years. In 2020, when Renee and her family were relocated to Kentucky, she decided to pursue a degree in nursing. Renee is currently a full-time nursing student and remains active in the school psychology community through her work at Psyched Services.