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Christoforo, John

Senior Instructor
Boston University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Undergraduate Studies and School of Education

Community Involvement
  • Post Gazette, Boston, MA - Weekly Columnist and Feature Writer: weekly column, editorials, interviews, event coverage.
  • October Italian Heritage Month, Boston, MA - Director of Public Relations and Education, Chairman of the Essay Contest Committee
  • Professional Musicians Association, Boston, MA - President and Chairman of the Board
Courses Taught

Critical Analysis in the Visual and Performing Arts, Portfolio Development, Exploring the Visual and Performing Arts, Language Arts and Music for Children, Drama for Learning, World History I and II, American History I and II, History of Massachusetts, Contemporary Issues in American History, U.S. History through the Media, Foundations of Critical Thinking, College Writing I, Educational Psychology, Political Science.

Current Issues in Education, Effective Schools, Children’s Literature, Integrating Reading and Writing with Children’s Literature


Ed.D. - Boston University - Humanistic, behavioral and organizational studies
C.A.G.S. - Boston State College/Harvard University - Spanish language and Latin American cultures
M.Ed. - Boston State College - U.S. history, world history, political science, educational administration and education methods
B.S. in Ed. - Boston State College

Professional Experience

Adjunct faculty

  • Boston University, CAS
  • Boston University, Metropolitan College
  • North Shore Community College
  • Anna Maria College
  • Quincy College

Boston Public Schools

  • J.W. McCormack Middle School - industrial arts curriculum
  • Barron Assessment and Counseling Center - senior education specialist
  • Boston Technical High School and Hyde Park High School - industrial arts courses