Logo, VISTA Quest, Education Consulting Business in Aurora, CO Education Consulting
By State Superintendents of the Year
(855) 655-7546
Aurora, CO 80013-8481

Executive Education Consulting Business

Visionary Innovation Shaping Transformation of Academia



Our Mission


Target Markets

VISTA Quest uses the combined experience, insight, and knowledge of State Superintendents of the year to help shorten the gap between K-12 and higher education institutions. We want to help students be prepared for college as soon as they graduate.
In addition to educational institutions, we provide our services to government agencies, private companies, and international entities. We offer assistance for a wide range of processes, including security, job tracking, and leadership.


VISTA Quest offers a wide scope of services, from superintendent mentorship, leadership improvement and  crisis management. With our help, your educational institution will benefit from rapidly increasing academic performance.
 Contact us, for more information regarding our education consulting business.

Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. • More than 300 Combined Years of Experience • Services Available Worldwide

About Us

VISTA Quest, is an education consulting business that offers its services to state school districts and state commissioners throughout the nation and internationally. Our company is comprised of former State Superintendents of the Year from around the United States.

Meet Our CEO

John Barry is a former Superintendent of Aurora Public Schools, where he served for seven years from 2006 to 2013. Before returning to Colorado, he was in the Air Force for more than 30 years as a combat veteran, fighter pilot, USAF “Top Gun” graduate, and more. He retired in 2004 as a 2-Star Major General, and he served his last tour on active duty as Board Member and Executive Director for the Space Shuttle Columbia Accident Investigation.

Mr. Barry is an honor graduate of the USAF Academy with a double major in international affairs and political science. He received his master's degree in public administration from Oklahoma University. Mr. Barry was recognized as one of the top 10 Tech Savvy Superintendents in the Nation by eSchool News in 2008, Colorado Superintendent of Year in 2011 and Colorado Communicator of the Year in 2013.