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Dr. Renee Meeks

Dr. Renee C. Meeks is an educator, mentor, and public speaker with over 20 years of experience in education.  Her career spans classroom instruction, leadership, and non-profit educational outreach. Dr. Meeks earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Memphis, a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Freed-Hardeman University, and Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Meeks has received numerous educational awards.  She was selected as an ASCD Emerging Leader in 2015, Health Physical Education & Lifetime Wellness Principal of the Year in 2016, received the Robert Terrell Caring and Compassion Educator Principal of the Year Award in 2017, and was a Shelby County Schools Principal of the Year Nominee in 2019. 

She enjoys spending time with her family and serving as a mentor. She believes that relationships are key and that school should provide a safe and nurturing environment where students and adults grow and flourish. 


  • Dear Parents,

    I could not be more excited to serve as Principal of the most amazing school with the most amazing, students, parents, faculty, staff, and community supporters for the 11th year. 

    Success for every student is our #1 priority at Sea Isle. This is a job for faculty, staff, parents, and the community. We encourage your active participation at Sea Isle by participating in our PTO, regularity communicating with your child’s teacher, scheduling time to volunteer at the school; serving as monitors during testing; and applying your skills to help us secure active school adopters. There is a place for you to serve at Sea Isle!

    Providing the best possible education for your child is our goal.  Accomplishing our district’s mission to prepare all students for success in learning, leadership, and life begins with our Seahawks at Sea Isle Elementary School, and I am honored to serve as the principal.  It is truly a privilege to be a part of a community where parents, students, faculty, staff, and the community care for each other and strive to build positive relationships that support academic and social growth.  Thank you for entrusting us to educate your child on “The Island.”

    I look forward to us continuing to work together to make this the best school experience possible for your child and another great year for Sea Isle.