John retired as a teacher for the Alpena Public Schools as has operated Besser Museum’s planetarium for the past twelve years. John holds a Bachelor in Secondary Teaching and a Masters in School Administration from Central Michigan University.
As a Museum Planetarium Instructor, John helps organize and supervise public astronomy activities. He assists with presenting planetarium presentations to thousands of school students annually, along with regular public programs. John is a member of the Great Lakes Planetarium Association.