Renee Buchanan has taught in the Texas public school system for over 25 years with most of that time spent teaching theatre. She has a background in early childhood education, special education, secondary English, theatre, speech and debate. She has taught in both large and small school districts across Texas where she has taken five plays to the Texas University Interscholastic League State One-Act Play Contest placing third in 2002 and first in 2006. She has also had success in speech and debate at the state level, as well as, qualifying students at the national level. Renee serves as a UIL One-Act Play adjudicator and continues to serve on the Texas Theatre Adjudicators and Officials Standards and Practices Committee. Currently she teaches in Keller ISD.