Rebecca Ryan is a program assistant with the Corporation's Education Program, where she supports the Leadership and Teaching to Advance Knowledge portfolio. In her role she manages grantee relationships, contributes to the program strategy, and aids in special projects.
Ms. Ryan came to the Corporation from the New York City Department of Education where she worked as an Academic Policy Manger in the Office of Policy and Evaluation and was responsible for the development and implementation of City and State academic policies for all NYC public schools. Previously she was a Fulbright Scholar in rural Thailand where she taught middle and high school English as well as worked with English language teachers to build their language capacity. She served as a Teach for America corps member in New Orleans where she taught middle school science and served as a dean. She holds a master's of Education in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a BA in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California.