Richard Bavaria
Senior Vice President for Education Outreach


  • Remediation and intervention

With more than 45 years’ involvement in the public and private sectors of education, including experience as a high school English teacher, Rick Bavaria currently serves as Sylvan Learning’s senior vice president for education outreach. Before joining Sylvan, Bavaria served as assistant superintendent in the department of curriculum and instruction for the Baltimore school system. In that role he oversaw the development of all instructional programs for one of the largest public school systems in the U.S. An established scholar, Bavaria holds a master’s degree in liberal arts from The Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in English curriculum and instruction from the University of Maryland. Bavaria is deeply passionate about identifying the practical ways that students and their parents can prepare for school success.