John Vavricka directs the Center for Technology in Education & Workforce Development at RTI
International, a global research institute with a mission to to improve the human condition by
transforming knowledge into practice. With a background in law and technology, Mr. Vavricka
enjoy bringing fresh perspectives to tough challenges in education and workforce
development around the globe. His work leverages technology solutions to solve complex
problems. Since 2007, Mr. Vavricka has partnered with non-prot and philanthropic
organizations to enhance educational experiences for K-12 students through project-based
and work-based learning. He has partnered with foundations, non-prot organizations, and
governments to to connect students to the world of work and to work-based learning.
Mr. Vavricka holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a
J.D. from the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law.