David R. John III joined the RTS staff in 2007 and serves as the Executive Director for RTS Global & Distance Education. Mr. John served in the U.S. Army and has worked in distance education for over 18 years, previously serving as the Associate Director of Learning Resources for Florida Atlantic University.
At RTS, he works directly with campus presidents, academic deans, and faculty to integrate and utilize instructional technology to produce fully online courses and programs in support of the distance education initiatives of RTS. These initiatives include curriculum for both residential and non-residential students of RTS. His work in distance education has included the production of synchronous and asynchronous educational content for a variety of disciplines and programs throughout higher education.
In addition to his work in distance education, David has worked in television broadcasting and news and has an extensive background in educational technology to include smart classroom design, videoconferencing, web conferencing, streaming platforms, as well as a variety of media and course delivery systems for education. David and his wife Janna live in Fort Mill, S.C., and have four children.