Adam Fletcher provides consulting, training, speaking, freelance writing, and professional coaching services to individuals and nonprofits who want to change the world. This flyer describes those offerings!
Adam Fletcher provides a variety of services to individuals and organizations to support
engaging young people and adults in changing the world through leadership and action.
Consulting—Adam provides program planning and evaluation, organizational development,
and other strategic engagement processes for growing programs, organizations, and
Training—Working with leaders, staff, participants, and others, Adam facilitates engaging
workshops on a variety of topics. His material is research-driven and informed by
professional experience in a variety of settings.
Speaking—Providing informative, interactive, and powerful speeches, Adam talks with youth
and adults on a variety of issues affecting communities today.
Freelance Writing—The author of the National PTA Call to Service Manual and more than 20
other publications, Adam writes the materials your organization needs for public relations,
training, and more.
Coaching—Adam is a professional coach, working with executives and mid-level career
professionals in the nonprofit and government sector.
Adam has worked directly with more than 1,000,000 people since 1997 to promote engaging young
people and adults changing the world. He has worked with 500 organizations in 35 states, Canada,
Australia, the United Kingdom, and Brazil. His clients have included the American Institutes for
Research, North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Seattle Public Schools, Catalyst
Miami, Alberta Ministry of Education, the New York State Student Support Services Center, the
Corporation for National and Community Service, and the Seattle Seahawks.
Beginning as a community educator, Adam spent a decade serving
youth in a variety of settings. Working in afterschool programs, a
midnight basketball league, a nature center, a youth drug treatment
center, and high adventure programs, Adam also served two terms in
AmeriCorps working with Kurdish and Iraqi refugee kids and running
experiential learning programs for innercity youth.
After serving in a fellowship with the Points of Light Foundation in
2000, Adam founded The Freechild Project to connect young people
and social change on the Internet. He became the State of
Washington education agency’s first-ever student engagement
specialist shortly afterwards. For three years he studied research
and practice focused on student voice, student-centered classrooms, and student engagement.
Soon after, he founded SoundOut to promote student voice in K-12 schools around the world.
Adam’s clients have included the American Institutes for Research, North Carolina Rural Economic
Development Center, Seattle Public Schools, Catalyst Miami, Alberta Ministry of Education, the New
York State Student Support Services Center, the Corporation for National and Community Service,
and the Seattle Seahawks.
The author of several books, Adam’s publications include Ending Discrimination Against Young
People; The Guide to Student Voice, 2nd
Edition; The Freechild Project Guide to Youth-Driven
Programming; and The SoundOut Student Voice Curriculum. He blogs regularly, and is a regular
contributor to magazines including Educational Leadership and Connect (Australia). Adam sits on
several boards for local and national organizations such as Generation YES, TakingITGlobal, and
IDEA. He is regularly cited as an expert by the media, including The Atlantic, USA Today, Teaching
Tolerance magazine, and others.
Adam lives in Olympia, Washington, with his partner Tanya, four children, and a cat named Mailbox.
To learn more about him, use the contact info below. His website includes a great deal of information,
including links to his blog, several free books and his social media.