Degrees and Certifications:
Undergraduate Studies - Brigham Young University Graduate Studies - Eatern Oregon University Administrative Licensure - George Fox University
Ryan joined North Santiam School District in the 2021-22 school year as principal at Sublimity School. Prior to joining NSSD he worked as a teacher, coach, and administrator for fifteen years, working with all grade levels K-12. He and his wife, Rosalie, have four children and currently live in Stayton.
Ryan is a native Oregonian who graduated from La Grande High School in 2000. After completing his undergraduate studies at BYU, he began his career as an educator teaching 8th grade social studies and math at Dixon Middle School in Provo, UT (2006-07). He and his wife, Rosalie, then moved back to Oregon and Ryan worked for two years at Sherman County Jr./Sr. High School. During that time he taught social studies and coached basketball and tennis (2007-09). His family then moved to Western Oregon where Ryan spent five years teaching and coaching at JFK High School in Mt. Angel (2009-14). After finishing his administrator licensure, he worked as an assistant principal at Lincoln Middle School in Cottage Grove (2014-15), followed by six wonderful years as principal of Greenwood Elementary School in La Grande (2015-21).