Dr. Darryl Adams | TLC Philosophy of (Trust, Love and Collaboration) - Obama named Top 100 Innovative Superintendent in US

Dr. Darryl Adams

TLC Philosophy of (Trust, Love and Collaboration) - Obama named Top 100 Innovative Superintendent in US

Fee Range
Please contact us for pricing
Travels From

Dr. Darryl Adams

Award-Winning Superintendent, Speaker, Servant Leader and Innovator of "Leave No Child Offline" and "WIFI-On-Wheels", Teacher of the Year, Superintendent of the Year Finalist, Effective Education and Technology Advocate

Dr. Darryl Adams is an internationally known school superintendent, technology/servant leadership and evangelist that was recognized by President Obama as one of the Top 100 Innovative Superintendents in the Nation. He has been honored as one of the most influential voices in Education by Tech & Learning Magazine, the Center for Digital Education, iNACOL and The Journal. In 1998, Dr.

Adams was named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year and was recently honored as a NASS Superintendent of the Year Finalist! His district, one of the poorest in the nation, was the first in the nation to provide an iPad for all of his 20,000 students. In 2014, he was recognized by President Barack Obama as the Creator of the Wifi-on-Wheels Initiative. This initiative was the first in the nation to put WIFI routers on school buses. This connected students to the internet on their way to and from school and when the buses were not in use, they were parked at night in rural neighborhoods and trailer parks that had no internet connectivity! He has presented at The White House on issues of technology in school and connectivity for underserved communities. His district was selected as one of four featured districts across the country at the Digital Learning Day hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Dr. Adams serves on several non-profit boards and is a consultant for statewide and nationwide technology projects. He has published numerous articles and is seen as an expert on school innovation, trust, leadership, collaboration, social justice and technology. Dr. Adams has appeared on The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, CNN, Fox, ABC News, NPR and the PBS NewsHour!

Dr. Darryl Adams
Featured Videos

Current: Meet Dr. Darryl Adams

Time 01:10

More Videos From Dr. Darryl Adams

Meet Dr. Darryl Adams
Time 01:10
Speaking at West Point
Time 06:39
Obama Shout Out
Time 01:17
Future Ready Garnering Teacher Buy In for Digital Conversion
Time 03:21

Dr. Darryl Adams
Featured Keynote Programs

Leave No Child Offline and Leave No Teacher Behind

Leave No Child Offline, Leave No Teacher or Parent Behind - A Guide to 21st Century Education in A Democratic Nation. Digital equity and access in the 21st century are crucial to students being able to compete on a global level. Educators and parents are part of this journey towards progress! There are few places in society where technology is not utilized or playing an important role. As a result, it’s more critical than ever that students graduate with 21st-century literacy and technology skills that they will need to navigate and succeed in our increasingly interconnected, digital world. It is important that teachers and parents understand their role in bringing our students into a technologically advanced society. Dr. Darryl Adams will share the story of how one of the poorest school districts in America transformed into an innovative educational system that others sought to emulate. The transformation can be accomplished by other school communities and Dr. Adams can show you how!

Can We Protect Student/Employee Information And Privacy

Cybersecurity: How Secure is Your Information - School districts like businesses are not immune from hackers and hacking and must by law ensure that student information and privacy are protected. Dr. Adams will discuss methods, case studies, and solutions to help minimize cyber intrusions that violate student data. The discussion involves techniques and strategies on how to protect school systems, individual schools, and student information.

21 Attributes Of 21st Century Leadership

As a 21st Century Leader, Dr. Adams believes that he is called to effectively model and use leadership attributes, styles, and technological skills in this digital-age to communicate, inspire, motivate, and lead cohesive teams and organizations to success. From his own personal experience, Dr. Adams will share his vision of trust, love, collaboration, creativity, innovation, modeling and openness so that he can help individuals, schools and organizations build and grow as 21st Century Leaders and cultivate 21st Century Teaching and Learning!

Social Emotional Learning
Engaging Heart, Mind And Soul

Dr. Adams will discuss and explore 5 Core Competencies of Social Emotion Learning and how SEL can enlighten and enhance teacher effectiveness and student progress. He and the audience together will explore how SEL skills prepare students for the world of work, citizenship, and college/career preparation.

Dr. Darryl Adams
Featured Reviews

Dr. Darryl Adams
Featured Articles & Resources

25 innovators and innovations that changed education over the last 25 years

Congrats to Darryl Adams on making CoSN/EdScoop's Exclusive List of Innovators and Innovations that has changed Education over the last 25 years! CoSN and EdScoop announce...
Read More

How Do You Choose the BEST Speaker for Your Event?

We’ve had 29 years and 35,000 events to perfect the process—and we’ll do it for free.
Get more details and availability

Dr. Darryl Adams

Give us some basic details about you and your upcoming event, and one of our experts will be in touch with you quickly regarding pricing and availability.
Event Details
Your Details
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.