BHS teacher and CSUB adjunct-professor Jeremy Adams is a leading advocate for accountability and professionalism in the teaching ranks.
His honors include the Jim Burke Education Foundation's Rising Star Teaching Award, the Kern Reading Association Outstanding Student Teacher Award. the 2012 MMB Boutique Book Prize from Middleman Book, the 2012 "Kern County Teacher of the Year," and being named a 2013 semi-finalist for the California Department of Education's "California Teacher of the Year" award.
In honoring Adams, the KCSOS noted that Adams has "created a student enthusiasm for the AVID program, as well as the Advanced Placement Government, World History and Economics classes he teaches." Also noted the KCSOS, "through his creativity and passion for the Earl Warren Cup, an academic competition he created six years ago, Adams has established and maintained an innovative way to engage students in civic education."
Jeremy Adam's on C-SPAN speaking on Bakersfield High alum Earl Warren. Click Here.
Teaching in a modern day high school is never boring. Ten years into his career, Jeremy Adams discovered that there was something “just not right” about his classroom. In a memoir that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, the euphoria of teaching and the bitter disappointments along the way are chronicled with both wit and insight.
The perpetual anxiety about America's educational system has created a state in which teachers, administrators, and parents are on a constant search for magical solutions for what ails the American classroom. Theories, reforms, and strategies abound, each purporting to be a panacea the educational establishment has long been waiting for.