John Ricatto is a History and English teacher at Fusion Academy. He studied Philosophy at Bates College, and is currently working on a Master’s Degree in American History at Rutgers University Newark. Prior to coming to Fusion, John worked as an English teacher in Japan, and as a mentor for students with intellectual disabilities at Bergen Community College. He is a strong believer in the power of history education to help students think critically about modern social issues.
In his spare time, John enjoys running, riding his bike, and going on walks through nature. He also enjoys reading novels, listening to music, and engaging in good conversation. He is excited to begin his work at Fusion academy!