Credentials: PCC, MEDL
Position title: CeO Associate Director for STEM
As associate director of Student Support Services STEM in the Center for Educational Opportunity, Ryan Grady helps scholars identify their purpose, design an empowered vision for their life and gather the resources, knowledge and experiences necessary to make their dreams a reality. Grady earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and his master’s degree in educational leadership & policy analysis from UW–Madison. He started his career as a math teacher in rural Arkansas with Teach for America and later became the founding math teacher at KIPP Austin Academy of Arts and Letters in Austin, Texas. Over the last decade, he has managed several programs to support first-generation and underrepresented student populations in accessing and finding college success. He is a certified life and career coach (ICF) with more than 6,000 hours of coaching young adults toward academic and career success.