Ryan leads ESG’s efforts to bridge K-12 and higher education to promote seamless postsecondary transitions for students, especially those from traditionally underserved populations. He helps states develop and implement accountability systems that measure students’ college and career readiness. Prior to joining ESG, Ryan served as Director of the Office of Accountability and Data Management at the Delaware Department of Education. In that role, he led the state’s efforts to develop a new multi-measure accountability system, centralize the data reporting and analysis functions within the Department, and annually report on Pre-K through higher education outcomes. Ryan also previously served as a Program Director in the Education Division at the National Governors Association.
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