Adam Renda | Principal, Crocker Elementary School
Adam Renda began his career in education teaching 5th grade at B.F. Brown Middle School in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. While at B.F. Brown, Adam taught reading, writing, social studies, science and participated in many leadership committees including an expanded learning time initiative. Adam then moved into educational leadership when he became the Assistant Principal of Crocker Elementary school in Fitchburg and is currently in his second year as the Principal. In his first year as Principal, Adam transitioned Crocker into a co-teaching model of inclusion. This change showed immediate success and helped make Crocker School the first level one school in Fitchburg. In addition, Boston.com ranked Crocker 5th in the state for ELA growth for the 2012-2013 school year. Adam enjoys the challenge of working in an urban district. He feels between social curriculum, data driven instruction, and high expectations the achievement gap can be closed. Adam tries to make the school a resource to parents to help the students be ready to learn and build the home school relationship. Adam earned his bachelor’s degree in Elementary education and Sociology from Fitchburg State University, a Master of Elementary Education and C.A.G.S. in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College.