Managing Director, Teacher Leadership Development
As Managing Director of Teacher Leadership Development, Adrian designs the vision, direction, and strategy for coaching corps members to the outcomes outlined in Teach For America’s road map for corps member development.
Adrian started his career in education in 2012, working as a teacher in Oklahoma City, where he taught science to students with disabilities, and subsequently teaching math and English to secondary students. He continued education career in both higher education and school leadership, serving with the University of Oklahoma’s K20, expanding access to postsecondary education for students from low-income communities. As an Assistant Principal at Capitol Hill High School, Adrian spearheaded the school’s efforts to reduce the disproportionate disciplining of students of color and students with disabilities.
Adrian draws energy from supporting teachers and coaches in their growth as educators. Outside of work, Adrian is a gardener and a aquarist and fishkeeper.