John Tricarico is the Career Technical Education (CTE) Pathway Director and Assistant Principal at Manual. He is a native of Denver and a graduate of the Denver Public Schools. He has a B.A. in mathematics and an M.A. in curriculum and instruction, both from the University of Colorado at Denver. John has been an educator in the Denver Public Schools for 32 years, 13 years as a mathematics teacher and 19 years as an assistant principal. He is married and has three grown children. John enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family, and being outdoors either road or mountain biking. He is proud to be a part of the Manual staff.