Mr. Cherry Bio
Ryan Cherry is from Brooklyn, Michigan and attended Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is an educator who spent the last 10 years working in various educational settings around the Midwest. After seeing his high school soccer coach be an influential role model in the lives of his elementary students, he studied elementary education in college as he sought to also positively impact the lives of students. He did his student teaching in 5th grade at Cleveland School in Chicago. He taught in a 5th grade classroom in Brookfield, IL, in a 4th through 6th grade room at a public Montessori school in Indiana and at Hibbard Elementary in CPS before coming to Decatur in 2017.