John is an experienced facilitator trained in Design Thinking. He is a skilled education specialist providing services to underrepresented children and families, organizations, and school districts in the planning, implementation, and assessment of virtual/hybrid learning curriculum, programming, and models. For nearly a year, John facilitated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion conversations with a cohort of over 20 Teach for America teachers across the country, applying DEI strategies through content, virtual sessions, learning opportunities, and coaching. Previously John assisted the Shelby County Schools in implementing a district-level performance management process, and he assisted in the design and implementation of a student academic data system and a talent management data system for district-wide use in Memphis. John is also a former classroom teacher in Detroit, MI, and Houston, TX.
John currently resides in his hometown of Detroit and holds his Master of Arts in Education from University of St. Thomas-Houston and Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Sociology from University of Michigan.