Renee Van Eck earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a general science group major from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She always had a love for science, her favorite subject in school. After earning her degree, she taught a combined first/second grade classroom for more than five years. Renee and her husband chose to homeschool their three children through high school. Currently they are all attending her alma mater, Calvin College. She began teaching for Biola Youth Academics in 2009. Additionally, she enjoys participating in weekly Bible studies. Renee also contributes time in music ministries at her church. On weekends she and her husband are usually out hiking.