Superintendent of Alternative Education
John Risner launched the Horizon Institute for alternative education in Jacksonville, Florida. This program meets the needs of students who are two more grade levels behind their age. The school announced its first graduate within the first 90 days. Mr. Risner earned a master of business administration degree from Regis University, and he completed the Inspired Education Leadership Program at Cleveland State University. He is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Officer’s Candidate School.