Assemblymember Medina Honors Renee Hill as the 2022 “Woman of the Year”

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SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) recognized Renee Hill as the 61st Assembly District’s 2022 “Woman of the Year”.

Renee Hill serves as the 12th superintendent for the Riverside Unified School District. Over 28 years, she has served as teacher, site administrator, math specialist, director, assistant superintendent and Chief Academic Officer. As director, she helped found the Heritage Program. As assistant superintendent, Ms. Hill and her team helped RUSD found the Inland Code Consortium. As Chief Academic Officer, she and her team transformed the Riverside Virtual School, it being one of the few virtual schools to offer real-time teacher-student interaction.

Ms. Hill rounds her experience by having worked in the private sector as a telecom project manager in North America and in the nonprofit sector as senior advisor to California Emerging Technology Fund, an advocacy organization for digital equity.

Renee holds a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from UC Riverside and a Master’s in Business from Stanford University's executive MBA program. Ms. Hill has presented at multiple conferences including ACSA Sister Symposium, Aurora Institute, CUE, ISTE, Girl Scout Network, and New Schools Venture Fund. Ms. Hill has been honored as recipient of the RUSD Teacher of the Year Award, ACSA Administrator of the Year Award and Riverside - San Bernardino Chapter NAACP Education Award.

“An exemplary leader and advocate for our students, Superintendent Hill understands the challenges our students face,” said Assemblymember Jose Medina. She has helped develop and transform academic programs that narrow the achievement gap, widen academic accessibility; innovating the education system for students within the Riverside Unified School District. For her outstanding efforts to provide an academic environment fostering growth, I am honored to recognize Renee Hill as Assembly District 61’s ‘Woman of the Year.'"

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