John Barnard offers guidance and support to the Fusion students as a Humanities, Electives, and Homework Café Teacher. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in History from Virginia State University. Over the past few years, he’s worked as a US history teacher at both Peabody Middle School and Vernon Johns Middle School in Petersburg, VA. While he’s always had a passion for history, it was those 2 years spent with Petersburg City Public Schools that truly ignited his passion for teaching. John is a genuine nerd who loves to spend his time studying historical events.
When he’s not studying, you can find him exercising, writing fiction, or playing video games with his adorable fiance and his cat, Tato.