Ryan Stewart, Ed.L.D, is the Regional Executive Director for the Mid-Atlantic Region for Partners in School Innovation. Prior to joining Partners, Dr. Stewart led the Office of School Improvement and Innovation at the School District of Philadelphia. In this role, Dr. Stewart oversaw the District’s efforts to foster innovation in line with the District’s strategic improvement goals. The Office of School Improvement and Innovation led the development of incentives and forums to identify, implement, and disseminate promising innovative practices throughout the school system. Dr. Stewart earned his doctorate in education leadership from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked in California for the New Teacher Center, a national non-profit specializing in new teacher induction, and served as a coach for new teachers as well as a professional developer in math instruction and in establishing professional learning communities. Dr. Stewart began his career as a math and science teacher in California. In addition to his doctorate, he received his B.A. in economics from Stanford University.
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