Ryan Driscoll

… is a lead learning facilitator at Woodland Park Zoo where he works at the intersection of formal and informal education. He earned his bachelor’s degree in ecology, evolution and animal behavior from the University of Minnesota and is a proud member of the 2015 AIP cohort from WPZ. He has worked as both a classroom teacher and an informal educator with a focus on inquiry-based strategies and also has a passion for youth development, student voice, and student leadership. He loves working with the AIP because he firmly believes that inquiry-based in communities’ interest and concerns is a powerful tool for equity and empowerment.