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Running an Online STEM Training Business While Working as the IT Manager for an Online Public School

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Today was another fantastic chat in our ‘Educator Entrepreneurs’ series. Ryan Rasar started his career as an architect before going back to school for his teaching license. He moved to teach in an online school before moving to admin to become an IT manager for the school. In his spare time, he founded stemqwest.com, a website selling STEM lessons. We talk about a lot of things including:

  • What it’s like working for an online school
  • How Ryan had a huge growth in business in the recent Covid19 crisis
  • How Ryan has now grown his business to the point where he could leave his job but how he likes his work and colleagues so keeps working there
  • Ryan’s advice for budding educator entrepreneurs

I hope you enjoyed the podcast and if you did please leave us an iTunes review it really means a lot to us!

Some links:

STEMQwest: https://www.stemqwest.com/

Ryan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rrasar/

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Welcome to The International Schools Podcast,  I’m your host Dan Taylor and on the podcast we discuss all aspects of technology and life in International Schools with New episodes live every two weeks. We focus on people currently working in International Schools and talk about life in their current country and dive into some specific topics

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