Image result for american flag clipart James J. Ryan

15 Undine Circle, Springfield, MA 01109        C: (302) 598-1188


Master of Education        (M.Ed.)                                                                           University of Massachusetts

Anticipated degree date: May 2017                                                                                             Amherst, MA

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)                                                                                                   University of Delaware

December 2012                                                                             Newark, DE

Teaching Licensure and Certifications

Massachusetts Initial Teaching License - anticipated upon completion of the M.Ed. program

Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement - anticipated (course completed)

Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure

Teaching Experience

Teacher                                                                                        August 2017

Springfield Honors Academy                                                            Springfield, MA

Clinical Teacher                                                                                                               January 2017 - Present

Springfield Central High School                                                                                                Springfield, MA

Student Teacher                                                                                                     August 2016 - January 2017

Springfield Central High School                                                                                                Springfield, MA

Substitute Teacher, AVID Tutor, Football Coach                                     November 2015 - June 2016

Mt. Diablo Unified School District                                                                          Contra Costa County, CA

Instructor                                                                                                                               June 2014 - July 2015

Diablo Valley College                                                                                                                          Pleasant Hill, CA        

Substitute Teacher                                                                                                        March 2013 - June 2013        

Lompoc and Santa Barbara Unified School Districts                       Lompoc and Santa Barbara, CA

Related Experience

Political Consultant                                                                                                                           2012-Present

James J Ryan Consulting                                                                                                               Springfield, MA

Wilmington Montessori School                                                                                                          2004-2012

Summer Program Counselor, Counselor Trainer                                                            Wilmington, DE

Professional Affiliations

National Council for the Social Studies        - Member                                        2016 - Current        

Additional Skills

Spanish - Minimum Professional Proficiency (Speaking and Reading)

French - Limited Professional Proficiency (Speaking); Minimum Professional Proficiency (Reading)

Technical - Versed in various educational platforms such as Brightspace and Canvas, as well as Google Docs and rudimentary website design (some HTML and CSS)

Community Involvement

Contra Costa County (CA) Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board - Chair                               2015 - 16

Contra Costa Centre (CA)  Municipal Advisory Council - Boardmember                                   2013

Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity - Brother, Advisor, Section Liaison         2009 - Current

Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout                                                         2002 - Current

References are available upon request.