Renée Cobb has served in secondary schools for over 22 years as a teacher, counselor, school administrator, and district administrator in Lynwood, Compton, and Beverly Hills Unified School Districts. In addition, she spent over 5 years as an adjunct professor in the Counseling Department at Santa Monica College, and as a community college counselor for the Los Angeles Community College District. She has also utilized her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy working with individuals ranging from school-age children to adults within the court system. Renée loves helping people and families untangle the “ropes” of life in order to stand up and create positive change in their lives.
Prior to her career in the field of education, Renée spent time working in large tech companies such as IBM, Digital Equipment Corporation and Hewlett Packard as a Marketing Account Manager. While at Digital she volunteered to spearhead the Community Relations Committee and it was in this capacity that they adopted a school in Los Angeles Unified School District and began the journey of building the confidence of the teaching staff through computer tech training. Presently Renée serves on a governing board of an EdTech company. This type of broad work experience provides Renée with an opportunity to continue to engage her love for students, teachers, and schools, and to better understand what the community needs to help families.
Renée’s current passion is helping new administrators clear their preliminary credential by working as an Administrator Coach for the Los Angeles County Office of Education.