Ryan Werenka

Ryan Werenka

Ryan Werenka has been teaching social studies for 17 years. He is the social studies department head at Troy High School in Troy, Michigan. Werenka is also a husband, father, alum of Western Michigan University and a die-hard Detroit Pistons fan.

Ryan's Most Recent Stories

  • October 18, 2016

    Assigning students to watch the presidential debates and discussing candidate’s platforms have been fairly commonplace practices for most U.S. government and civics teachers — until Election 2016. Ryan Werenka teaches AP U.S. government and economics in Michigan and says this year’s presidential race has made him rethink how he teaches about elections. Continue reading