Tara Ryan

Deputy Director

Tara Ryan supports DIAL EE as a communications consultant. Tara has been working in the field of education for over 20 years, including teaching, coaching, administration, and leadership roles. She holds a master’s degree in Education with emphasis in social justice and equity issues, as well as a multiple subject teaching credential and administrative services credential.

Tara currently works in a leadership role with the I3 Institute. Previous roles include director of early education with the San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego County planning council coordinator, and director of operations with San Francisco Unified School District Early Education Department. She also consults with education and community-based organizations on a variety of topics, including organizational development, professional development, and strategic planning.