John Heydt

John HeydtJohn is a former educator who has worked as a headmaster, teacher, crisis counselor and prevention specialist in both institutional and public school settings.  He holds degrees in sociology, English, emotional disturbance and behavioral disorders and is a certified chemical dependency counselor.  John has developed leadership “weekends” for both students and educational staff, and has led a great many high adventure rock climbing and canoeing treks in Minnesota’s BWCA. 

Upon retirement, John transitioned into presentation activities with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion.  He is a passionate advocate for social justice who spends his down time reading, biking and playing with grandkids. 

Areas of Expertise
  • Diversity 101
  • New Conversations about Race and Racism Facilitator
  • New Conversations: Uncovering Five Myths That Support Racism Faciliator