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Ryan Marks

2017 NACSA Leader

Ryan Marks is the Director of Evaluation and Assessment at the Colorado Charter School Institute (CCSI). Since joining the organization in 2014, Ryan has served in various roles. He currently oversees all state assessments, student performance analysis, and academic evaluation, including the statistical analysis of state and local assessment data. Prior to working at CCSI, Ryan was a middle school science teacher in Thailand and Colorado. Ryan and his wife met while teaching at a charter school outside of Denver and they completed several long road trips throughout the western US and Canada during their summer vacations and now spend their free time camping and exploring with their dog Wall-E.


Most Recent Posts
2021 NACSA Leadership Conference Reflections
Black and Brown leaders are central to educational equity. They need our support.              – Naomi Shelton @ The 2021 NACSA Leadership Conference As the...
For Charter School Renewal, It’s About Active Listening
NACSA’s 2021 Supplemental Renewal Guidance encourages authorizers to approach COVID-era renewals with both an equity and high-quality accountability lens. The guidance offers sample questions and responses for authorizers, but is...
NACSA’s Four Recommendations for Improving the Charter School Program (CSP) State Entity Grant
The Charter Schools Program (CSP) is one of the few levers the federal government plays in charter schooling around the country. To date, the program has put more than $5...