Assistant Principal, Curriculum
John Bennett graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Loyola Marymount University and a Master's Degree in English from Cal State Fullerton. He began his career in education in Palau, Micronesia, where he taught high school English. After three years, he returned home and worked in Santa Ana as an English teacher and department chairperson, first at Willard Intermediate School and then at Segerstrom High School, where he eventually became the TOSA.
Mr. Bennett served as assistant principal at Villa Fundamental Intermediate School for three years, where he oversaw counseling, master schedule, special education, professional development and a variety of other programs.
He began working in HBUHSD during the 2016-2017 school year as the assistant principal of guidance at Westminster High School and is currently the assistant principal of curriculum at Edison High School.
Mr. Bennett and his family are long-time residents of the HBUHSD community. They enjoy spending time in Huntington Beach and the surrounding areas. Two of Mr. Bennett's passions, outside of educational leadership, include music and surfing. He has been playing the drums since ninth grade and surfing since 2012.