K-12 Tutor (Former Teacher)
Ryan received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, graduated magna cum laude, and was named the Outstanding Graduate of the College of Education. She has five years’ experience as a classroom teacher and fourteen years’ experience as a private tutor. During her years of teaching in the classroom, she was nominated for Teacher of the Year twice.
She is currently tutoring students online from first graders to high school students in various subjects, and specializes in Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and ACT and SAT test prep. It is Ryan’s philosophy that in any tutor-student interaction, a comfortable, trusting relationship is imperative, and the entire student should be addressed. Therefore, adjustments to work and study habits as well as self-esteem and attitudes about learning are interwoven throughout each of her tutoring sessions. A strong advocate for student empowerment, she believes that students are very in tune with their strengths, weaknesses, and needs, and she therefore treats them as partners throughout the tutoring process.