Dr. Ranstrom has been teaching at ENC since 1991, and is currently serving as Chair of the Division of Teacher Education and the Director of Field Placements. Previous to teaching at the college level, Dr. Ranstrom was a 7th grade teacher for five years, and an Assistant Principal at both the high school and middle school levels, for four years cumulatively. Since 1998 he has been a member of The Certification Review Panel for the Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, and has been a member of a number of Massachusetts State Dept. of Ed. accreditation teams. He currently serves as Treasurer for the Massachusetts Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE). He lives in Quincy with his wife and daughter. His son attends ENC.
Ed.D. in Education Curriculum and Teaching, Boston University
M.A. in Educational Administration, University of Missouri at Kansas City
B.A. History, Eastern Nazarene College