My name is Ryan McNerney, one of the SPED & ELL resource teachers at Washington Elementary. Although it is my first year working in the East Maine School District I have several years of experience working as a teacher.
My hometown is Buffalo, NY where I received a Bachelor's Degree from Canisius College. After graduating, I took an opportunity to teach English in South Korea. In South Korea, I spent most of my teaching career working as an ESL (English as a Second Language) instructor. I was able to work with a variety of English Language Learners at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary level. Additionally, I spent time working with SPED students in an alternative school setting and was able to obtain a Master's Degree in Education from Framingham University.
I enjoy teaching because it is a rewarding career where I am able to profoundly impact the lives of students while contributing to the local community.