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David Adams

Director, Social Emotional Learning, The Urban Assembly
David Adams is the director of social emotional learning at The Urban Assembly. He previously served as the social emotional learning coordinator for District 75 in the New York City Department of Education, where he helped shape the district’s approach to social-emotional development for students with severe cognitive and behavioral challenges. He has presented and supported schools internationally in the area of SEL and behavior supports and has published academic papers around the relationship between social emotional competence and student academic and behavioral outcomes.