Eric Benson
Director of Education

Eric Benson
Director of Education

Eric Benson was the Director of Education from June 2008 to May 2014. Eric returned to serve as the current Director of Education in August of 2019 after spending five years designing and developing corporate training and eLearning courses and curricula. Eric received his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in Multidisciplinary Science in 2007 and a Master of Science in Global eLearning from Texas A&M Commerce in 2013. Eric comes from a family of educators with his wife, parents, and siblings all working as teachers or professors in all levels of education. Eric started his career volunteering to help young men identified as at risk for drop-out and worked with troubled youth at Austin's alternative learning center. Having his own experiences as a runaway in high school, Eric has dedicated his life to expanding the world to his students. Eric works to provide the tools, skills, and experiences they need to pursue their dreams throughout their life. Eric's own interests and obsessions include science, music, art, poetry, and literature. He uses his experience and passions to help instill a sense of awe, wonder, and possibility in his students.

Eric a welcome addition to Resolution Ranch Academy.

ā€œEducation is not preparation for life; education is life itself.ā€- John Dewey
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