February 22, 2024

Jeremy S. Adams: The State of Education In the U.S. Today – 508

Author: Steven Miletto

Jeremy S. Adams: The State of Education in the U.S. Today. This is episode 508 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Jeremy S. Adams is a high school and University teacher living in Bakersfield, California. He and his writing have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, C-Span, The Sacramento Bee, and numerous national education podcasts. 

Mr. Adams has won numerous accolades for his teaching and writing efforts including the 2014 California State Teacher of the Year Award (Daughters of the American Revolution), the 2012 Kern County Teacher of the Year Award, was a 2013 semi-finalist for the California Department of Education’s California Teacher of the Year Award, and was a finalist in 2014 for the Carlston Family Foundation National Teacher Award. 

He was recognized in 2014 by the California State Senate for his achievements in education. He was a 2018 CSUB (California State University, Bakersfield) Hall of Fame inductee–the first classroom teacher ever inducted in the history of the school. 

Jeremy received his bachelor’s degree in politics from Washington and Lee University and his master’s degree in education (curriculum and instruction) from California State University, Bakersfield, where he was named the Outstanding Student in the School of Education.

 He is also an education speaker and has spoken to large education groups and conferences across the country.

In addition, Jeremy is the author of Full Classrooms Empty Selves, The Secrets of Timeless Teachers, Riding the Wave: Teacher Strategies for Navigating Change and Strengthening Key Relationships and Hollowed Out: A Warning About America’s Next Generation.

By the way, Jeremy previously appeared on Teaching Learning Leading K12 – episodes 123 (Full Classrooms, Empty Selves), 103 (The Secrets of Timeless Teachers), 300 (Riding the Wave: Teacher Strategies for Navigating Change and Strengthening Key Relationships) and episode 399 ( Hollowed Out: A Warning About America’s Next Generation.)

Jeremy is also now a weekly columnist for the Dailywaire.com…

Two of his recent articles are We Must Make Teaching an Attractive Profession Again and How Progressives Have Ruined School Culture and Created a Mass Teacher Exodus…

Jeremy is awesome!

Great conversation!

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Connect & Learn More:


Jeremy’s Amazon Author’s Page

https://teachinglearningleadingk12.podbean.com/e/103-jeremy-s-adams-the-secrets-of-timeless-teachers/ (103)

https://teachinglearningleadingk12.podbean.com/e/123-full-classrooms-empty-selves-with-jeremy-s-adams/  (123)




pd@SolutionTree.com – to schedule Jeremy for professional development




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