Cambridge College, Masters in Education and Counseling Psychology  

Bridgewater State College, Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology


  • Massachusetts Certified Guidance Counselor, Grades 5-12 (Certificate #337992)
  • Graduate of US Navy Petty Officer Leadership Academy
  • Decorated Veteran Operation Desert Shield/Storm
  • King Philip Teachers Association President
  • Peer Mediation Coordinator
  • Intramural Sports Coordinator
  • CPR/AED Certified
  • A.L.I.C.E. Certified Trainer
  • De-Escalation Certified
  • Selected “Who’s Who in American Education 2000”


John has his Masters in Education and brings to TCL more than two decades of experience. He has counseled, taught, and coached at the middle school, high school, and college level. John developed and implemented a developmental guidance curriculum. He was recognized as educator of the year by the Norfolk County Teacher’s Association. In his free time, John likes to spend his time being active – working out, staying upright in his kayak, camping and fishing. He loves to cook and plays golf.


Mindfulness in the 21st Century Classroom

Course#: GMF17028
Start Date: 9/25/2017
End Date: 11/19/2017

This course is designed to give educators at all levels an overview of recent research on mindfulness practices and to provide step by step guidance on how to integrate these practices into the classroom. Participants in this course will learn what mindfulness is, why it is important, and how to creatively apply research-based mindfulness techniques in meeting the diverse learning needs of students. Attention will also be given to ways educators can use mindfulness to enhance their own professional and personal experience as teachers.

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