Kevin Ryan. Kevin Ryan is a secondary school educator with 30 years of experience as a teacher and administrator. He began his career as a high school English teacher in 1992 at Bishop Timon – St. Jude High School. Over the next ten years he taught secondary English at Nardin Academy, Pembroke Jr./Sr. High School and Orchard Park High School. In 2002, Kevin transitioned to school administration, with brief stints as an assistant principal at Orchard Park Middle School and Kenmore West High School. For the past 17 years, he has been the principal at Alden High School. Kevin earned his undergraduate degree in English Literature from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., as well as two advanced degrees in English Education and Educational Leadership from the University at Buffalo. He currently resides in West Seneca with his wife, Leanne, and twin 6-year-old boys, Connor and Griffin.