Director of Professional Preparation
Ryan heads the Office of Professional Preparation at Wheelock. This office works closely with faculty to provide centralized services across all academic programs in the areas of educator licensure and accreditation, field education, and supporting program assessment and evaluation, ensuring Wheelock’s programs are of high quality and effective.
Originally from Maine, Ryan has a BA in History from the University of New Hampshire, an M.Ed. from Saint Michael’s College, and a law degree from the University of Maine School of Law. Prior to coming to BU, Ryan was the Licensure Officer at the former Wheelock College. Outside of BU, Ryan serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Bentley Academy Charter School in Salem, and served as Chair of the Board from 2015-2018. He enjoys traveling, reading, art and history.