Ryan Sagare

Dad, educator, videographer, & traveller.

What I Do

Educator

Extensive experience teaching adults and children. Currently working as the Distance Learning Coordinator at the Knight Center for Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.

Web Design

Proficiency in WordPress, HTML and CSS.

Videographer

In-depth knowledge/experience in photography and videography.

Graphic Designer

Knowledge in creating visual concepts to communicate ideas, inform, and captivate an audience.

Resume

A Lifetime of Learning

Education

2004-2006
Heritage University

Master’s Degree in Teaching

Master’s Degree in Teaching, Specialty in Bilingual/ESL Education

1997-1999
University of Montana

Bachelor's degree

Forestry and Recreation Management

Experience

2018 - Current
The Knight Center for Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas)

Coordinator of Distance Learning

• Edited and produced over 1,000 videos for online courses • Planned, designed, and coordinated the Knight Center’s largest MOOC with over 12,000 participants and delivered in Portuguese, Spanish & English • Coordinated and assisted in 24 different MOOC courses in French, Portuguese, Spanish & English with participants from over a 150 different countries

2017-2018
Saint Dominic's International School (Lisbon, Portugal)

IB (International Baccalaureate) English and Spanish Teacher

• Planned, taught and coordinated the 8th grade IB Middle Years Programme Spanish Language Acquisition Course; 9th Grade English Language Acquisition Course; and 10th Grade English Language Acquisition Course • Instructed and developed the 11th Grade Diploma Years English Language Acquisition Course; and 12th Grade Diploma Years English Language Acquisition Course

2016 - 2017
Techset Tennis Academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Techset Language Program Coordinator and Techset Tennis Media Manager

• Created and implemented an English language program that aligned with standards in the United States • Instructed courses with students of a wide age range and various levels of English proficiency with a focus on mastering specific language skills • Created an SAT and ACT program that helped athletes improve their scores by more than 10%

2016 - 2017
Amerioka English School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Accent Training Coach for Brazilian Singer/ Songwriter Anitta

• Prepared Anitta for interviews and performances leading up to the Rio Olympics • Assisted in the recording of her first two studio songs in English • Created and instructed weekly accent reductions classes before her television show: Multishow

2011 - 2016
Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro/ The American School of Rio de Janeiro

Middle School (6th, 7th & 8th Grad) English, ESL, and History Teacher

• Demonstrated significant growth in the Measures of Academic Assessment for all English classes every year • Produced and presented yearly literature trials with students based on the novels Animal Farm, Of Mice and Men, A Long Way Gone, Soldier Boys, and Speak • Created and produced a poetry Grammy award event that showcased student poetry videos

2001 - 2011
Austin Adventures in Whitefish, Montana; Bozeman, Montana; and Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Adventure Tour Guide

• Guided over 80 multi-sport family adventure trips throughout Montana, Wyoming, Washington, and Mexico • Designed adventure trips in Yellowstone National Park, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, & Grand Teton National Park

2009 - 2011
Colegio Jorge Washington (COJOWA) in Cartagena, Colombia

Middle School English and History Teacher

• Taught 6th grade/7th grade English and World History at one of the premier American Schools in Colombia • 2011 COJOWA (Colegio Jorge Washington) Middle School Teacher of the Year

2009 - 2011
Chute Middle School in Evanston, Illinois

6th Grade Bilingual Teacher

• Taught the first middle school bilingual education classes in the Evanston/Skokie School District

Adobe Skills

Premiere Pro

95%

Photoshop

90%

Lightroom

90%

InDesign

85%

Illustrator

80%

Dreamweaver

70%

Language Fluency

English

100%

Portuguese

85%

Spanish

80%

Design Skills

Print Design

90%

Graphic Design

85%

Web Design

80%

Logo Design

80%

Portfolio

My Works
Schools Post-Pandemic: Why We’ll Be Better Off On The Other Side – Tim Shirk | SchoolRubric

Schools Post-Pandemic: Why We’ll Be Better Off On The Other Side – Tim Shirk | SchoolRubric

SchoolRubric
How to be Your Best Virtual Self – Nicole Fedio | SchoolRubric

How to be Your Best Virtual Self – Nicole Fedio | SchoolRubric

SchoolRubric
School Closure Made Our Community Stronger – Debra Cota | SchoolRubric

School Closure Made Our Community Stronger – Debra Cota | SchoolRubric

SchoolRubric
“Treat Your IT Team Well” School Closure Best Practices – Ryan Persaud | SchoolRubric

“Treat Your IT Team Well” School Closure Best Practices – Ryan Persaud | SchoolRubric

SchoolRubric
Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future

Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future

University of Texas
“It Takes a Village” (American School of Belo Horizonte, Brazil) – Catarina Song Chen | SchoolRubric

“It Takes a Village” (American School of Belo Horizonte, Brazil) – Catarina Song Chen | SchoolRubric

SchoolRubric
Building a Learning Guide for Parents That Works – Traci Browder | SchoolRubric

Building a Learning Guide for Parents That Works – Traci Browder | SchoolRubric

SchoolRubric
Cobertura inclusiva: perspectiva de género en las salas de redacción

Cobertura inclusiva: perspectiva de género en las salas de redacción

University of Texas
InterACT Magazine Volume 2 Issue 1

InterACT Magazine Volume 2 Issue 1

InterACT Magazine
48 Hours in RIO

48 Hours in RIO

YouTube Videos
Before I Die Part 1 with Mom and Pop

Before I Die Part 1 with Mom and Pop

SoundCloud
EduMagic with Dr. Sam Fecich

EduMagic with Dr. Sam Fecich

Photography/Graphic Design
The Staff Room with Chey & Pav

The Staff Room with Chey & Pav

Photography/Graphic Design
A 2nd Grader Explains Growth vs. Fixed Mindset | SchoolRubric

A 2nd Grader Explains Growth vs. Fixed Mindset | SchoolRubric

SchoolRubric
InterACT Magazine Volume 1 Issue 3

InterACT Magazine Volume 1 Issue 3

InterACT Magazine
InterACT Magazine Volumen 1, emisión 2 (español)

InterACT Magazine Volumen 1, emisión 2 (español)

InterACT Magazine
Preparing Our Kids for a Changing, Diverse World – Eric Habegger | Colegio Nueva Granada

Preparing Our Kids for a Changing, Diverse World – Eric Habegger | Colegio Nueva Granada

SchoolRubric
Serena Tonidandel Sagare

Serena Tonidandel Sagare

Photography/Graphic Design
Data Journalism & Visualization with Free Tools

Data Journalism & Visualization with Free Tools

University of Texas
Dad’s RULES for the 1st day of school

Dad’s RULES for the 1st day of school

YouTube Videos
InterACT Magazine Volume 1, Issue 2

InterACT Magazine Volume 1, Issue 2

InterACT Magazine
Know your audience: Strategies for increasing reach & engagement of your journalism

Know your audience: Strategies for increasing reach & engagement of your journalism

University of Texas
Explore Education Stories and Learn More About Schools From Around the World

Explore Education Stories and Learn More About Schools From Around the World

SchoolRubric
Teaching Abroad: How My Love for Travel and Culture Helped me Find a New Home

Teaching Abroad: How My Love for Travel and Culture Helped me Find a New Home

SchoolRubric
¡Bienvenidos Bogotá! [TRAVEL to COLOMBIA]

¡Bienvenidos Bogotá! [TRAVEL to COLOMBIA]

SchoolRubric
InterACT Magazine Volume 1, Issue 1

InterACT Magazine Volume 1, Issue 1

InterACT Magazine
The BEST kids HIGH CHAIR ever?

The BEST kids HIGH CHAIR ever?

YouTube Videos
Why I quit teaching

Why I quit teaching

YouTube Videos
The Best Museum Ever: Inhotim

The Best Museum Ever: Inhotim

YouTube Videos
The Benefits of Early Childhood Bilingual Education

The Benefits of Early Childhood Bilingual Education

YouTube Videos
Who gives a shit?  Rio de Janeiro has a major sewage problem!

Who gives a shit? Rio de Janeiro has a major sewage problem!

YouTube Videos
The Wall of Shame: Hiding Rio’s Poor and Black?

The Wall of Shame: Hiding Rio’s Poor and Black?

YouTube Videos
Top things to do in RIO DE JANEIRO: BIKE to URCA

Top things to do in RIO DE JANEIRO: BIKE to URCA

YouTube Videos
Brazilian Singer/Songwriter Anitta’s First Interview in English

Brazilian Singer/Songwriter Anitta’s First Interview in English

SoundCloud

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737-333-0400

Austin, TX

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