About the Teacher


    Ryan Schmidke


    Family Photo


     Mr. Schmidke loves competition and adventure with a passion for the outdoors.  He spends much of his free time fishing, hunting, mountain biking, kayaking, swimming, and hiking.  His love for family is his top priority in life.  His wife and two daughters are often present on many of his adventures.

    Sports were always a great motivator to do well in school.  He was a competitive swimmer throughout most of his childhood and continued to swim in college.  In 2002 he switched colleges to National University where he completed his Bachelors of Business Administration in 2003.  After trying substitute teaching, he decided teaching was a rewarding career and completed his teaching credential in 2005. He has been working at King Elementary since 2005.  He recently finished his Administration Credential and is currently working on his Master’s Thesis