Our Faculty

Michele Ryan

Supervised Fieldwork Advisor & Course Instructor

Michele Ryan is the Director for Bank Street College’s Early Childhood Urban Education Initiative.  Michele has worked at Bank Street College in many capacities: Supervised Fieldwork Advisor, Department Chair, and Instructor of Early Childhood Curriculum courses and the Language, Literature, and Emergent Literacy course. Michele worked for over 10 years as an early childhood teacher and in-house staff developer in a public school in Central Harlem prior to her work at the College.  Over the years, Michele has provided professional development for teachers in both public and independent schools in NYC and beyond.

Educational Background

MSEd, Bank Street College of Education