B.F.A in Theater, NYU University; M.A in Secondary Math Education, CUNY City College of New York. Ryan began his career in education as a NYC Teaching Fellow over 3 years ago after a stint as an actor/producer/director working in the television and film Industry. He is currently a Teacher at Holcombe L. Rucker School of Community Research, a public high school in the south Bronx, where he teaches integrated algebra. You can read his blog on mindfulness-based practices in the classroom at www.mindfuleducation.com. He is honored to be a part of the 2011 SPA Cohort!