John Howitz


John has been working in education for more than 25 years. He holds degrees in political science, teaching, and masters degrees in liberal studies and educational leadership. He has been committed to making a difference in young people’s lives since he left university in Minnesota. He has taught in the inner city of Minneapolis, Minnesota and advanced to be a leader of alternative schools and charter schools in his home state.

He moved to London in 2013 with his wife’s corporate transfer.  He has since dabbled around supply teaching in several settings in inner London before finding a long term home with Youthforce in 2016. John brings a huge commitment to young people, enthusiasm for education and a wealth  of knowledge about schools and teaching to the Youthforce team.