The quality of instruction and leadership at Ocean Air Elementary School is outstanding due to the cooperative efforts of the entire staff.
    Principal Stanley has served as principal of Ocean Air School since January 2010. He has 23 years of educational experience with five years as a classroom teacher. He holds a BA in Liberal Studies, a multiple-subject credential, and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. During his career he has been an educator at the classroom, school, district, and university level. Before coming to Ocean Air, he served as assistant principal at Sage Canyon School. Prior to working in the Del Mar Union School District, he was a teacher on special assignment for the Poway Unified School District where he served as Reading Recovery Teacher Leader and provided staff development for teachers and administrators in the areas of early literacy, early intervention, and assessment. 
    Ryan and his wife, Kate, a kindergarten teacher, live in Poway with their son, Cole (13), and their daughter, Payton (10).