John Yamamoto has worked in UBC's Teacher Education Office since 2000. He has worked primarily as the Program Coordinator for Secondary Practicum & Field Experience during his time in the TEO, while also taking on Co-Director responsibilities in 2015/16. Since March of 2020, John has been in the role of Director of the Teacher Education Office.
John graduated from the UBC Teacher Education Program in 1990, with his BEd (Secondary) in math and chemistry; he also received his MEd from UBC in 2013, in Educational Administration & Leadership. He worked as a secondary teacher in the Richmond, Trail, and Burnaby school districts from 1990 through 2000, prior to coming to UBC.