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ADAM CARTER

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ADAM CARTER

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Executive Director

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Marshall Street Initiatives

BIOGRAPHY

Adam Carter is executive director of Marshall Street Initiatives, the program development division of Summit Public Schools. Marshall operates national and statewide teacher credentialing, school leader development, networked improvement, and parent partnership organizations. Adam led the design of Summit's model, the Summit Learning Program, and Summit's educator pathways programs. Today, tens of thousands of families and hundreds of public schools have embraced Summit's model.

As chief academic officer at Summit from 2012-2019, Adam led all academic programs, curricula, data and information, product development, coaching, and professional development across the network. Adam was a teacher in Argentina, Indonesia, and California, and he founded an NGO program advancing teacher development in Jakarta. He was a founding teacher at Summit Preparatory Charter School, where he received California’s New Outstanding Teacher Award. Adam holds a master’s degree from Stanford University and a bachelor’s from Presbyterian College.