Dan Ryan has an extensive educational background. He earned his bachelors from Illinois State University and Masters in Education from the University of Illinois. He started out teaching in a 7th and 8th grade combined classroom. Next, he taught 6th grade for five years. After this he became a Media Specialist/Librarian and taught information literacy and ran a school library for five years. He also taught GED and Computer Science as an adjunct professor. He loves working in education and making a difference by helping people learn new things. His passion is partnering with people to make life better and does this in a variety of ways. Besides teaching, he also has several in-person and online mastermind groups dealing with life skills. Additionally, he is a certified life coach and has clients that he has worked with for several years.