Renee Ulmer is the Sandhills Elementary School and District Teacher of the Year!
Ulmer started her teaching career in Lexington Four in 2013 and teaches 3rd grade. She graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in graphic communications and went on to earn her Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of South Carolina. She is a team leader in her school and a mentor to teaching interns. Her principal, Patty Carter, comments that Ulmer’s “commitment to student growth led her to advocate for the development of a curriculum workforce team this past year. She collaborated with fellow team members to create parent communications specific to our unit assessments.” She has been described as a learner, collaborator, and leader with an engaging approach to education and genuine interest in her students.