A dedicated educator, administrator, and consultant, Dr. Adam Holden has shared his talents across the United States and around the world. Currently an Assistant Professor at Fort Hays State University in Kansas, he specializes in advanced education programs and has taught such courses as educational research, cultural diversity, and supervision and evaluation of school personnel. Dr. Adam Holden began teaching early in his career, serving as a language arts teacher for several years in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States and transitioning into school administration.
Nearly 20 years ago, Dr. Adam Holden accepted his first administrative position as the principal of an alternative high school in Topeka, Kansas. Over the next eight years, he served as the principal of the largest independent Catholic high school in Kansas, accepting a position as the head of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in 2002. During his tenure, the school gained accreditation as an International Baccalaureate World School, received the No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon of Excellence, and earned distinction as a Presidential School of Service for four consecutive years. In 2006, Dr. Holden relocated to North Miami Beach, Florida, where he became the head of the nation's second largest Jewish day school, Hillel Community Day School.
Today, Dr. Adam Holden incorporates his knowledge and experience into his consultancy work. He travels regularly to private and public schools across the country, sharing his expertise in school governance, community relations, and crisis management. Dr. Holden also offers advice on increased parental involvement and fundraising, as well as effective resource management. Furthermore, he frequently speaks at events, conferences, and workshops, most recently appearing at the OTA State Conference. Dr. Holden also holds a special interest in facilitating parent education seminars, faculty in-service meetings, and school board training events.