John Hurtado, M. Ed.

John Hurtado, M. Ed., is the current Executive Director of NSBN. Prior to joining NSBN, John served as the Senior Director of Strategic Relationship and Resource Development as well as National Parent School Partnership Director at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). John's expertise is in the development of educational programs and civic engagement, the latter a crucial role of NSBN in the design and implementation of projects. Previously, he had been with several educational institutions including Harvard University, the University of Massachusetts, the California School of Professional Psychology, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, and the Academic Center for Excellence in the Health Sciences (Western University of Health Sciences/Loma Linda School of Medicine). John can be reached via email at