C. Doug Adams,
Interim Director of Student Support Services
Adams provides leadership and oversight for colleagues coordinating services under Pupil Personnel, guidance counseling, social work, Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSC), extended school services, mental health services, and the district’s crisis response team, to name a few. He has also served FCPS as a FRYSC coordinator, child guidance specialist, head teacher, school social worker, assistant director of Pupil Personnel, and Project AWARE grant manager.
Adams earned a bachelor's degree in Family Studies and minor in Musical Performance from the University of Kentucky, a master's in Social Work from the University of Louisville, a Master of Arts in Special Education, LBD, P-12 from Georgetown University, and a Master of Arts in Instructional Leadership from the University of the Cumberlands. He is a certified school social worker, certified DPP, and certified supervisor of instruction; he is also provisionally certified for Instructional Leadership. Adams has taught in UK's College of Social Work graduate program since 2005. In addition, he works part-time providing clinical services. He is also certified as a youth mental health first aid instructor. Notably, he was honored in 2001 as Kentucky’s School Social Worker of the Year.