Meet your Principal
Ryan Varga is from Burlington County, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania. After completing his degree, he returned to his hometown as an inclusion teacher at Ridgeway Middle School. During his time there, he worked with Rowan University on several inclusion initiatives throughout the county and completed NJPBSIS training with Boggs Medical Center affiliated with Rutgers University. In 2005, Mr. Varga joined the South Jersey Math Partnership at Rowan University receiving a Graduate Study in Education focused within the area of Differentiated Instruction of Mathematics.
Ryan later attended graduate school at Delaware Valley University receiving a Masters of Science in Educational Leadership (2012) leading him to an Assistant Principal/Director of co-curricular activities at Riverside High School. Mr. Varga focused on improving student growth, school climate, and restorative practices through the use of PBSIS.
In 2017, Mr. Varga transitioned to the head principal position at Burlington County Special Services working with students ages PreK through 21. During his time at special services, his administrative team focused on student growth promoting several new Career and Technical classes, a Transition campus for students who have met graduation requirements leading to job placement, and enhancements with our Community Based Instruction/Structured Learning Environment platforms. During his last year at BCSS, the district received honorable mention as a School of Character, NJPSA recognition for community service, and runner up for the NJSPRA social media award.
Ryan is a lifelong learner who is looking forward to pursuing his doctorate degree in Educational Leadership at Liberty University.