Mike Ruyle, EdD, served as a teacher, athletic coach, assistant principal, program director, and university professor for 28 years.
He led the creation and implementation of the first fully functional, performance-based model of education in Montana, at Bozeman High School’s alternative program and is the author of the upcoming book Evolving Education: Leading to Make Personalized, Competency-Based Schooling a Reality. Mike is a recognized authority in the areas of social justice, educational equity, and mindfulness in schools. His leadership experience has made him a sought-after national and international presenter for numerous schools, districts, state agencies, and conferences.
He earned bachelor of arts degrees in history and English from the University of San Francisco, as well as master’s and doctoral degrees in educational leadership from Montana State University.