Adam’s tenure with IDEA and in the education sector ensures us that he is the best individual to lead IDEA’s work in Florida. Previously, as IDEA’s Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, Adam developed and advanced policy agendas at the local, state, and federal levels. He also built strong, strategic partnerships with key education stakeholders and created and executed grassroots advocacy strategies across all our regions.
Prior to joining IDEA Public Schools in 2019, Adam served the Florida Department of Education as the Executive Director of the Office of K-12 School Choice, where he oversaw all of Florida’s educational choice programs including charter schools, K-12 scholarship programs, private schools, virtual education, and home education. Prior to his appointment to the Executive Director role, Adam served as the department’s Charter Schools Director. Additionally, Adam founded the Hope Center Charter School, a school dedicated to serving students affected with autism spectrum disorder in Jensen Beach, Florida. As the Executive Director of the Hope Center Charter School, Adam oversaw all operational, curriculum, and financial sustainability work scopes.