Ryan McLaughlin

Master of Arts in Teaching

Ryan McLaughlin


Middle School Education, High School Education


Multiple Subjects, Social Studies

Endorsements (pending)

Basic Mathematics

Teaching Strengths

  • Brings energy into the classroom


  • Willamette University, BA (history major, minor in art history)
  • Willamette University, MAT

Teacher Research Topic

I am inquiring into the way that students perceive fairness in grading and the effect of grading on how well students “buy in” on assignments.


Student Teaching

  • Sprague High School, Salem, Oregon, social studies, 20th century history, youth and law

Practicum Teaching

  • North Albany Middle School, Albany, Oregon, algebra

Other Classroom / Youth Experience:

  • Tutor: 6-8 hours a week, multiple subjects, at South Salem High School, Salem, Oregon (2010-2011)
  • Day camp coordinator: Tokyo International University of America, day camp planning and oversight (August 2010)


Student Teaching Supervisor

  • Chris Carnahan, Sprague High School, Salem, Oregon

Practicum Supervisor

  • Evelyn Mears, North Albany Middle School, Albany, Oregon

University Supervisor