Ann Ryan has worked for all of her teaching career in areas of social disadvantage. She was a mainstream teacher for 17 years and then worked for 3 years as a teacher counsellor. She was Principal of St. Mark’s JNS, Tallaght for 17 years. Ann now works with the IPPN Leadership Support Team.
Ann is passionately committed to a positive school experience for all. She considers Emotional Literacy as the bedrock on which to build best possible teaching and learning outcomes and believes relational trust and connectedness can never be overstated. She is an advocate of Restorative Values and Practices in schools and delivers workshops to school staffs on getting started in Restorative Practices. She is a qualified Life Coach and also works as a mentor with CSL.