Phone: 907.834.4713


Degrees and Certifications:

2006 BSE in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Bicultural Education 2010 MEd in Curriculum and Instruction 2017 MEd in Special Education 2020 Endorsement in Educational Leadership and Administration

Mrs. Rylee Ownbey

Mrs. Rylee Ownbey grew up in a military family, and lived in six different states before completing high school. After graduating from high school, she went on to play collegiate soccer, and tour in Europe with her university's choir, while obtaining her initial teaching degree. Mrs. Ownbey moved to Alaska in 2011 to teach in Kenny Lake, Alaska, and has lived in Valdez since 2016. She enjoys reading, gardening, embroidery, music, and enjoying Alaska with her husband, Kean, four children, and two puppies.

2006 - 2022 - Teacher (General and Special Education)

2022 - Present - Director of Special Education/Federal Programs