Darryl Adams

CEO
Motivational Edutainment Services

Dr. Darryl Adams, former Superintendent of Coachella Valley School District was recognized by President Obama as one of the Top 100 Innovative Superintendent in the nation. Dr. Adams has been named as one of the most influential voices in education by Tech & Learning Magazine and the Center for Digital Education has honored him as one of the Top 30 Technologists, Transformers & Trailblazers in the nation! He has been recently honored as a National Association of School Superintendents 2017 Superintendent of the Year Finalist! His district was the first in the nation to provide an iPad for all of his 20,000 students and he is the creator of the Wifi-on-Wheels Initiative that provided 24/7 internet access to students in rural areas where Internet access did not exist! Dr. Adams’ impact as a creative motivational leader is second to none as he uses his exemplary oratorical and musical skills to combine inspirational stories, songs and rap to “edutain” “educate” and “elevate” his audiences

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