John is a retired secondary school teacher who attained his Honours B.A. and M.A. in History from the University of Guelph and his B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. He began his career at Brebeuf College in Toronto and then moved to Niagara Falls to teach at Saint Paul Catholic High School. Since his retirement, he has worked as an educational consultant with TV Ontario and Curriculum Services Canada. For Kiddo Magazine, he edits the English content.