Dave Adams

Chief Academic Officer
Edmentum

Dave Adams is the Chief Academic Officer at Edmentum. He has spent the past 25 years dedicated to developing innovative educational technology that helps overcome traditional barriers to opportunity in education and bring rich, engaging learning experiences to all students. In his role as CAO, he oversees the development of Edmentum’s online curriculum and assessment, efficacy, and psychometric research. Additionally, he leads EdOptions Academy, Edmentum’s fully accredited virtual school program that partners with schools and districts to deliver rigorous, pedagogically sound curriculum to thousands of students across the U.S. Throughout his career, he has focused on pushing the boundaries of traditional learning from his first edtech product, Achieve Now, a game-based learning solution designed for the Sony PlayStation, to bringing virtual and augmented reality into learning today. Dave holds a B.A. from San Diego State University and an M.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.

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