Part time Instructor of Education, Professional Year Program

Department(s) or Program(s)


John was born in Ecuador from missionary parents. He taught high school in Colombia as well as Richmond, BC for 33 years in various assignments. He is currently providing leadership to church related ministries in Cuba. He and his wife, Rebecca, have three married children and five grandchildren.

Research & Scholarship


B.A. (Fresno Pacific University), M.A. (University of Alabama), Biological Sciences (SFU), Education Methodology (SFU).

Awards & Honors

  • Science Teacher of the Year, British Columbia, 1994.
  • Reader's DIgest Leadership in Education Awards, National Leader, 1997.


  • English
  • Spanish.

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 456, Curriculum and Pedagogy: K-07 Mathematics
  • EDUC 458, Curriculum and Pedagogy: K-8 Science
  • EDUC 472, Curriculum and Pedagogy: An Introduction to Teaching the Natural and Mathematical Sciences Grades 8-12