School Climate Specialist/First District RESA
Renee Toole Perry, a School Climate Specialist with First District RESA, has more than 23 years of experience in education and is a triple Georgia Southern Alumnae. She holds a Georgia professional educators’ certificate in School Counseling and School Psychology and has Student Support Team Coordinator and Gifted endorsements. She began her school counseling career at Ebenezer Elementary School in Effingham County before her family moved to Emanuel County. There she worked as the School Counselor for Swainsboro Primary School and also served as the District Pupil Services and Testing Coordinator at the Emanuel County Board of Education before moving to Statesboro with her family in 2004. Mrs. Perry worked at Bulloch Academy as the Curriculum and PreK Coordinator, also leading the school through two SACS/SAIS accreditations as chair and serving as the professional development and certification coordinator. In 2011, she started working at the Bulloch County School System as a Project Success Counselor and began working at the Transitions Learning Center (TLC). As the TLC School Counselor, she also served as the School Testing, 504, and Response to Intervention Coordinator. Mrs. Perry then worked at the district level as Lead Counselor, REACH Coordinator, Response to Intervention/Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Coordinator, Student Services Director, and District Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Coordinator for Bulloch County Schools. She has a passion for helping her community and working with “at-promise” students.
She is certified in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Youth Mental Health First Aid, is a School-wide Information System (SWIS) trainer and a Trauma Skilled Specialist. She is completing her certification as a National Dropout Prevention Specialist and has extensive training in Social and Emotional Learning and Trauma Skilled practices.
Renee resides in Statesboro, GA with her husband, Chuck; their three sons: a senior at UGA, a high school senior, and a sixth grader; and their two dogs. She is a member of Statesboro First United Methodist Church and Statesboro Service League. Some of her favorite things include spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, going to the lake, coke zero and sweet potato fries.