Norman Gonzales was as a founding member of the Board of Directors for John Adams Academies, Inc. prior to taking on a staff role as Dean of Operations. Mr. Gonzales currently serves as the Director of Outreach and Director of Compliance. Mr. Gonzales understands that educating students in the principles of liberty and America's founding is critical to preserving those ideals for future generations. Mr. Gonzales works to ensure that children have access to the high quality John Adams Academy education that provides the tools for success with the ability and confidence to lead. One of his highest goals is maintaining the excellence at existing campuses while bringing this same high quality education option to families in new communities.
Prior to joining the staff at the Academy, Mr. Gonzales served as the School Development Manager, Northeast & Central Valley, for the California Charter Schools Association. He also has served, as the Director of Outreach for Congressman Tom McClintock, overseeing the field staff and ensuring accessibility for the people of the 4th Congressional District. In addition to many years working in Congress, he also has experience in State government and the private sector. Mr. Gonzales lives in Roseville, CA with his wife Susan and two sons. Mr. Gonzales earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from California State University, Sacramento. He also holds an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from the College of the Desert.