Ryan Gassaway, Director of Upper School

Mr. Gassaway joined St. Edmund’s Academy in 2020 from the KIPP Foundation where he served as Director of Instructional Leadership, training and cultivating regional and school level instructional leaders.
Prior to his time at KIPP, Mr. Gassaway served as a founding faculty member, Dean of Student Culture, and ultimately Principal of Coney Island Prep Middle School. Mr. Gassaway began his career in education as a middle school U.S. History, Geography, and Nonfiction Reading teacher, serving as part of Teach for America. He has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida and a M.A. in Education Leadership from Columbia University.
“Middle school students are my passion. I have taught each of the grades in some capacity and appreciate why these years are critical for children’s development into capable adults and responsible citizens.”

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