A teacher’s role should be to provide students with the love, support, and resources they need to become people who successfully navigate the world around them and can effectively advocate for the changes they would like to see in that world.” 

Oryan’s Story

Teaching Discipline


Why Math 

“I’ve had fun thinking through math problems for as long as I can remember so there was never a question about doing something in the field. I want to share my love of the subject with students.”

Professional Experience

During his undergraduate studies, Oryan worked as a calculus tutor and participated in a math teaching experiences program. During the spring semester of the 2021–2022 school year, he taught high school math. 

Oryan will begin his first full year of teaching at the High School For Youth and Community Development, during the 2022–2023 school year. 


Oryan recently started watching reality dating shows and specifically enjoys The Bachelorette, Love Island, and Love is Blind

Academic Background

  • Lawrence University (Bachelor of Arts in Math)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Master of Education in Education)