John Horton Finance and Operations Associate
John Horton is a finance and operations associate at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. He graduated from Manhattan College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New Orleans where he was a TeachNOLA fellow and taught third grade at McDonogh #32 Literacy Charter School. After returning to the Washington, D.C. area, where he is originally from, John taught both first and fourth grade at Center City Public Charter School Congress Heights Campus. His opinion editorials have appeared in top newspapers, including The Miami Herald, The Florida Sun-Sentinel, and The Michigan Chronicle. Currently, John lives in Washington, D.C. and is pursuing a master's degree in public policy through Northwestern University’s School of Continuing Studies.