Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Renna Moore
Renna Moore is the Studio Visual Arts and Advanced Placement instructor at Wells APAC, where she focuses on drawing, painting, mixed media, and art technique lessons. Ms. Moore is from central Mississippi (Jackson and Brandon) and attended Mississippi College where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education, Masters Certification in Gifted, and is AP certified. Teaching since 2004, Ms. Moore is currently on her 16th year of teaching, where she has been in JPS for 7 years and currently at Wells APAC for 2 years. Before coming to Power APAC, Ms. Moore taught middle school art in Hinds County and high school art at Forest Hill High School. Ms. Moore founded the National Art Honor Society at FHHS in 2014 and at Wells APAC in 2019. Outside of Wells APAC, she is the Secondary Educator Division Director for MAEA, currently on the MS Department of Education Advisory Committee for Arts (Visual Art Representative), and is an NAEA National Mentor to other art teachers. Ms. Moore is also a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, volunteers with the Arts Infusion Brotherhood (sponsored by GJAC and 100 Black Men), and is currently completing her National Board Certified Teacher Program.
Watercolor is her favorite medium of choice, but Ms. Moore also works with a variety of other Medias such as relief printmaking, drawing, batik, and contemporary mixed media pieces that incorporate embroidery, electrical lights, 3D printing, and other technology-based art Media.
Ms. Moore’s approach to education has earned her the 2018 National Art Education Association Mississippi Outstanding Educator Award, 2017 MAEA Bill Poirier Art Educator of the Year, the 2018-2019 Parents for Public School JPS Outstanding Educator, the 2020 Arts Institute of MS Outstanding Arts Educator in Visual Arts Award, and Mississippi 2020-21 MAEA Secondary Art Educator of the Year.