Adam was born and raised in Michigan and graduated from Central Michigan University before adventuring out to Oregon to become part of #ORedu. He taught middle school Physical Education and Health for six years in Hood River, striving to shatter stereotypes of PE/Health teachers everywhere. In the digital physical education community, he is the founder of PHYSEDagogy (a blog focusing on a discussion of best practices) and a moderator for #pechat. He is passionate about leveraging technology to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom and specializes in Google Apps for Edu and mobile devices. After completing his master’s in educational leadership at Portland State University, Adam has transitioned into a teacher on special assignment position in his district. His current role focuses on teacher designed reform, empowerment and shifting paradigms that create sustainable change through teacher driven leadership.