Ryan Bretag has spent 15 years in education, both as a secondary English educator and now as an administrator at Glenbrook North High School. In his role, he focuses on innovation in learning and teaching, professional development, technology infusion, and whole-child education.
Ryan has presented and facilitated workshops at local, state, and national levels with a focus on leading, learning and teaching, social media, and blended learning environments. The common thread in his talks is that the most important conversation we can be having today in schools centers on learning, happiness, and passions.
Ryan holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, a Masters in Educational Leadership, and is currently completing his dissertation at Aurora University’s in the Ed.D. program for Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction. He is qualitative researcher and his dissertation is an ethnography study on spaces people inhabit for learning and a comparative case study of the design, implementation, and impact of physical learning spaces in schools using an environmental psychology lens.
Email: rbretag [at] gmail [dot] com