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Ryan Wlodek

Ph.D. - Educational Leadership

Ryan Wlodek
Professional Status
Open to opportunities
About Me
Ryan Wlodek is a high school administrator and educator from Elgin, Illinois. Dr. Wlodek currently serves as an Academy Principal at East High School in Rockford Public School District 205 located in Rockford, Illinois. Dr. Wlodek has a strong interest and professional background in brain-based teaching and learning strategies. He also has experience developing and implementing data-driven initiatives to lead students to social and academic success.

Science Teacher/Administrative Internship

Kaneland Community Unit School District 302
2010 to 2015
  • Coordinated grade level inquiry-based interdisciplinary project resulting in science benchmark scores 38% higher than the national average
  • Planned and organized school Science Fair
  • Solicited community volunteers for student support resulting in 436 service hours during SY 15
  • Arranged for students to attend Regional and State Science Fair
  • Presented school initiatives at School Board Meetings
  • Wrote for and received grant funds to support interdisciplinary science project
  • Developed and taught an enriched eighth grade science class
  • Identified and provided academic interventions for students who needed additional support
  • Assisted student teachers with lesson design, observed lessons, and provided feedback
  • Utilized hands-on lab activities to facilitate student understanding of complex scientific concepts