Adam Kulaas
Director 

Adam Kulaas, Getting Smart Services

As a Getting Smart Director, Adam delivers a “Yes if” design approach to meet each client’s personalized needs around school and program design. With nearly 20 years in public education, Adam has collaboratively led the delivery of innovative programs with intentional respect for the delicate balance between the art and science of leading for learning. With comfort in the discomfort of designing outside of the box, he is driven by meaningful solutions. As an innovation accelerator, he has always pursued opportunities to serve students, families and communities in diverse urban settings at all levels of the Pre Kindergarten through post secondary continuum to include traditional and non-traditional high schools, middle schools, and K-8 settings.  With a passion for collaboratively designing and implementing unique learner centered opportunities, he prides himself on maximizing the “knowledge in the room.”

Adam holds an EdM in educational leadership, an MS in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and a BA in special education and business administration.

Previous Positions: K-8 Public Montessori Principal, High School Principal, Middle and High School Assistant Principal, ASCD Faculty Member (Building Teacher and Leadership Capacity Cadre), Instructional Coach, AVID Coordinator and Teacher.

Comprehensive. Customized. Creative.

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