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Adam K. Man, Head of School
July 2008 – Present
Adam Man’s two decades of experience in education have provided him with diverse vantage points, from the head of the classroom to the head of Forman School, where he oversees all aspects of the private college preparatory boarding and day school.
Before being named Head of School at Forman in 2008, he served as Academic Dean at St. Timothy’s School, a private school for girls in Maryland. He oversaw professional development, academic advising, and was responsible for revising the curriculum based on International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. As a member of the senior management team, he helped oversee academics, student life, strategic planning, facilities, and finances.
Prior to working at St. Timothy’s School, he served as the Director of Studies at Baltimore City College High School, where he led the honors program. He increased participation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs from 8 to 41 percent, increasing the overall success rate by 20 percent. Newsweek recognized these results.
His passion for history and travel led to his entrepreneurship as founder and Managing Director of First Person Educational Journeys. That role combined new product development with marketing.
His teaching career began at Brewster Academy, a private preparatory boarding school in New Hampshire. He earned an Excellence in Teaching Award during his tenure there, and later served as the History Chair. In that role, he was an early adopter of an e-learning curriculum across many disciplines.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Culture from the Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and a Master’s Degree in Education with a certification in Social Studies and Special Education from University of New Hampshire.
Mr. Man presents and publishes on a variety of education subjects, from teacher credentialing to success at boarding schools and beyond.
He lives on campus with his wife, Beth. They have two children: Forman alumnus, Sam ’15, and Madeline.