Adam York (he/him) is a Research Associate with the National Education Policy Center. He supports partnerships and conducts research through the Research Hub for Youth Organizing, and manages other projects for the NEPC. He earned his PhD in education and learning sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to NEPC he worked in the nonprofit youth arts sector as a program director and grant writer. He was an instructor at University of Colorado Denver, teaching masters level courses in educational foundations and policy, human development. He currently teaches education courses at CU Boulder. Adam earned a masters in community counseling from Lewis and Clark College, and a bachelors in psychology from Colorado College.