I grew up in Des Moines and am a Des Moines Public School alumni. I received my bachelors degree and masters degree at Iowa State University – go cyclones! This is my sixth year at Oak Park; I have worked with all grade levels at some point during this time. My husband and I have been married for 5 years and are expecting our first child, Sawyer, in December. Hobbies of mine are reading, cooking, scrapbooking, and golfing.
I am proud to be an Oak Park Panda! My name is Ryan Sharp and I serve as Principal of Oak Park Elementary which is a Turnaround Arts school. Our school serves 380 amazing children in grades K-5. We pride ourselves on our mission of “Growing All Learners” through the lens of serving the whole child. I am very excited for this upcoming school year and another year of excellence! Thank you parents, guardians, community partners and staff for your commitment to our youth. I look forward to another GREAT year! GO PANDAS!