Adam has been an elementary school teacher, Elementary Principal, Director of Innovation for a district with 35,000 students and enjoys pushing the envelope to always do what's best for kids!
Adam was Principal of the Year for his region, a 20 To Watch for the National School Board Association, guest blogger for EdWeek, NAESP magazine, and many other publications. Adam also consults and works with many education companies as a way to improve their product for others!
Adam is passionate about technology integration with all educators and a huge advocate of social media and connecting with other educators from across the country. Adam makes it clear that kids come first and has preached the message of Team Kid for many years.
He is also the co-founder of Kids Deserve It with Todd Nesloney and the author of Run Like a Pirate.
Adam has an amazing wife (Stacy) and two young children (Greta and Tilden) that keep life at home exciting and active. Adam also loves to run and has completed 23 marathons.
"Adam Welcome's ability to reach our entire Pre-K to 12th grade staff and stretch their ability to honor the past practices while clearly painting a future that all kids deserve in every class, every day was beyond inspiring! It has ignited a fire in our district!"
Superintendent, Minnewaska Public Schools
"Very reinvigorating for me after a rough first semester. I felt prepared to tackle the new challenges the next day!"
Austin Public Schools, Minnesota
"Adam was fantastic in kicking off the year with our teachers! His enthusiastic message really helped bring the focus right back to where it should be and that's on the kids! Adam brings with him a tremendous toolbox full of ideas of creative opportunities for innovation in the classroom as well ways to build relationships not only with our students but also with our colleagues around the world!"
Superintendent, Sauk Centre Schools
"Adam Welcome was amazing!"
Butte County Office of Education
"Adam has the ability to speak to each and every group he works with. He prioritizes building a foundation of support for each person who has the opportunity to interact with him. He is sincere and passionate about creating a climate for students to be successful and understands that supporting and connecting with educators is a vital key to accomplishing that goal. Role modeling, sharing resources, and connecting with people is at the heart of what Adam does. His impact on educators will no doubt touch the lives of students everywhere. Adam is a true inspiration!"
Executive Director, Illinois Computing Educators