Renea L. Moss has a heart the size of the moon and a mind as sharp as a tack. This observation and so much more are evident in her work and life as an educator and performer. A woman with many talents, she uses her influence and capacity to impact as many people as possible.
Renea is an award-winning and internationally recognized educator, inspirational speaker, trainer, and performer. Her curriculum and pedagogy, Teaching through Technology, Arts, and Gaming (TTTAGS), has impacted many communities and increased awareness on vital programs for the youth.
The speaker has led countless pieces of training and workshops for schools, districts, and conferences at the national level in the United States and Uganda. Owner and CEO of Fortlo, Inc., and the non-profit arm Fortlo Academy Diversified Learning Institute, Inc. (FADLI), Renea Moss uses her company to provide a space for students to learn creatively. Her business has helped many youths discover and pursue their passion.
One of the speaker and coach’s most notable achievements was transforming a nearly dismantled speech and debate team into the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) School for Excellence in Speech. Moreover, Renea did work in Uganda to expand its speech and debate program through its National Debate Council.
Renea’s other notable achievements are her many prestigious awards for her work in the field of education. She received the award Debate Coach of the Year for Broward County as well as the Frank Sferra Director’s Commendation award, given by the National Speech and Debate Association. She also received the Jenny Cook Mentorship Award, after being entitled CW’s Network Super Teacher of the Week.
One thing that makes Renea L. Moss stand out is her many talents. Apart from her speaking, debating, and community development, she is also a passionate poet. Renea has been publishing her poetry since 1999 and has in total authored four poetry collections. Her most recent work is entitled “Mumblings of a Maniac.” As a testament to her skill, the poet has appeared on BET J’s Lyric Café, and she tours the United States and Canada to perform with some of the best in literature.
So much of Renea’s content revolves around the premise of a mother’s love. As she creates content and speaks before a crowd, she comes from the intention of giving birth to greatness. Whether that greatness manifests in her life or the lives of others does not matter to her. More significant than her desire to succeed is to see others succeed through her work. Renea is authentic in her approach to everything she does and speaks on, making her a highly engaging speaker and author.
Award-winning, gifted, and dynamic, Renea L. Moss has so much to offer to the world. And she maintains that all that she has accomplished is only the beginning. She looks to inspire and empower more people to be the best that they can be by helping them communicate better and live more fearlessly.
Currently, Renea is the Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity for Summit Debate and the Equity Director for Yale University’s Speech and Debate Tournament. She also recently opened a school called Fortlo Academy. Her greater mission in life is to award people with a better life through fun learning experiences that inspire.