School Leader, KIPP CONNECT Primary
Adam Kutac graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2007 with degrees in Child Psychology, Creative Writing, and Philosophy. He graduated in 2010 with his Masters degree in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas as well. Prior to joining the KIPP team and family, Mr. Kutac served as a 3rd grade and 4th grade self-contained teacher in a neighboring school district where he helped bring his schools state rating from recognized to exemplary. During his service in the classroom for KIPP SHARP College Prep, he taught all subjects from grades Prek3 to 4th grade. He also served as the Math Content Specialist and was a part of the school's Leadership Team. During his last year in the classroom, Mr. Kutac was nominated and won the Kinder Teacher of Excellence Award for his outstanding service and commitment to excellence. He then became a Dean of instruction at KIPP SHARP in 2013. For the 2014 -2015 school year, Mr. Kutac founded KIPP CONNECT Primary school as an Assistant Principal and in July of 2015, Mr. Kutac became the School Principal. This year will be Mr. Kutac’s 8th year at KIPP. As he continues to empower other to climb the mountain to and through college, he is excited about the future of all of his little CONNECTed Scholars.
- Adam enjoys running half-marathons.
- Adam has made it a personal goal to travel to every continent, at least once. He has 4 more to go!
- Adam is an avid Frida Kahlo fan.