NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
Ryan Fedoroff, M.Ed
Ryan Fedoroff brings a decade of academic leadership and classroom experience to her role at Newport Academy. As an educator, she is passionate about working with high-risk adolescents and is trained in restorative practices. Ryan works with the Marin County (California) Youth Court and is a member of various community organizations working to combat youth substance abuse. She develops educational and intervention programs to prevent teen mental health struggles and drug use.
Ryan works alongside clinicians to create interventions to assist students dealing with anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. She also collaborates with special education teams to create protocols for managing classroom challenges for students dealing with auditory processing and executive functioning deficits.
Prior to joining Newport Academy in 2014, Ryan was a student activities director, leadership teacher, and mathematics teacher at Tamalpais Union High School District in Mill Valley, California. She also served as secondary summer school principal, mathematics teacher, and student activities director for the Novato (California) Unified School District.
Newport Academy…in her own words
“I strongly believe in Newport Academy’s approach. As a result, I see the benefits every day in the classroom. I have always felt frustrated by the lack of intervention on the part of schools to combat the substance abuse epidemic, and I am passionate about offering a safe, sober, recovery-centered environment in which my students can learn and thrive. Although the work we do can be challenging, it is incredibly rewarding to see our adolescents’ joy and investment in learning return and grow as they recover.”—Ryan Fedoroff