April 2016

I always say that I’m a teacher first and a principal second. So I do everything with my teacher hat on."  -- Ryan Tauriainen

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June 2018

Tauriainen is someone who "strives for justice" no matter where he lives, with "goals to bridge equality for the LGBTQ community and educational equality for children who come from little." -- NBC

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May 2018

[His] carefully planned, research-based and individualized literacy curriculum was created with teachers. It’s easy to access and to use to enhance children’s literacy learning."  -- Leading For Children

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December 2017

Mr. Tauriainen’s career exemplifies a powerful blend of pedagogy, research, and curriculum development, which he applies in his much-lauded work with the educators of young children. " -- Early Childhood Education Assembly

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Ryan Tauriainen wins the 2017 Rose C. Engel Award for Excellence in Professional Practice, from the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood.