Ryan K. Gilpin
Position: Fourth Grade Teacher
Education: Wheelock College – Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Years of Teaching Experience: 20
Years at Powhatan: 15
Bio: Ryan graduated from Wheelock College in Boston, MA where she was involved with the Americorps program Jumpstart for Young Children. After graduating, Ryan continued her dedication to working with young children and their families at Head Start in Lancaster, PA. While at Head Start she was involved with the Early Reading First program and helped train teachers from all over central Pennsylvania. Ryan has been at Powhatan for ten years. In 2015 Ryan published her first book with Scholastic, Teaching Students to Conduct Short Research Projects.
Hobbies: Reading, knitting, spending time with family, traveling
Favorite Quotes: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” —Martin Luther King Jr.