John is an OCS founding teacher and has taught TK-1 the entire time! He is a graduate of Antioch University’s teaching credential program. Previous to becoming an elementary school teacher, John taught preschool children in Santa Monica, and was the National Exhibits Coordinator for the Whole Life Expo. He was also Managing Director of The Hudson Theaters, a 4 house 99 seat theater complex in Hollywood and worked for social justice causes with various non-profit organizations. John is passionate about gardening and is the founder of the Garden Program at OCS to help make our world a greener place to be.