An experienced education consultant, Adolfo Melara helps develop professional skills in teachers and administrators as owner and lead trainer with Advanced Cognition, LLC. The company delivers a high standard of support in areas ranging from English language instructional strategies to constructive meaning techniques. Adolfo Melara's background in education includes tenures as director and previously as a principal in the Stockton Unified School District. As principal, he helped the school improve its staff development capabilities and oversaw a modernization initiative that encompassed technology and facility upgrades. Before becoming principal, he served as an assistant principal and a schoolteacher.
In preparation for his career, Adolfo Melara enrolled at California State University in Sacramento, where he earned his master of arts in instructional leadership. While there, he studied school leadership and policy. From the same university, he secured his bilingual multiple subjects credential as well as his professional clear administrative services credential. Early on, Mr. Melara achieved his bachelor of arts in liberal arts and ethnic studies from California State University in Stanislaus.