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Possessing 25 years of teaching experience, Adam Holden currently serves as an Adjunct Professor with St. Bonaventure University and an Assistant Professor at Fort Hays State University, where he teaches Advanced Education Programs. Holden assumed these positions in 2011, bringing a wealth of experience in higher education, previously teaching numerous Graduate Educational Programs over the course of eight years, as well as Elementary Education. Prior to this, Adam Holden spent the majority of his career at the secondary school level. Most recently, he presided as the Head of School of Hillel Community Day School in North Miami Beach, Florida. To stay current with developments in academia, he belongs to the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Adam Holden began preparing for his career at the University of Southampton in the UK, where he received a Bachelor of Education. Following graduation, Holden initiated his career as Language Arts and Physical Education Teacher at Kimbolton School in Cambridgeshire. After three years, he accepted positions as the Athletic Director and a Language Arts Teacher at St. Bernard’s School in High Wycombe. In 1993, Adam Holden relocated to Topeka, Kansas, to teach language arts but quickly began working as the Principal of an alternative high school. During his time with the school, Holden earned his Master of Educational Administration from Washburn University. From 1998 to 2002, Adam Holden was a High School Principal for the Archdiocese of Kansas City, simultaneously completing his Doctor of Educational Administration from California Coast University. With his experience and education, Holden procured a position as the Head of School of the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in Overland Park, Kansas.

Work experience

May 2011Present

Adjunct Professor

Saint Bonaventure University
Jan 2006Jan 2011

Head of School

Hillel Community Day School
Jan 2002Jan 2006

Head of School

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


Jan 1998Jan 2001


California Coast University
Aug 1983May 1987

Bachelor of Education

University of Southampton