Candace Adams

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Education (MSEd)

Dr. Adams serves as a professor and mentor in master’s level and doctoral level university programs, writing and speaking about advanced educational topics. She has extensive experience working with 15 face-to-face and Online universities as an instructor, course developer, curriculum specialist, course lead, and faculty lead.
Candace earned her BA, MED, and Ed.D degrees from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She earned a MAED from the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona.
Candace loves teaching, learning, and leading because she is passionate about preparing the next generation for the new economy. With an undeniable talent for teaching and communication, Candace is dedicated to helping parents and communities to empower all students to reach their highest and most significant potential.
Candace believes in the power of authenticity and for helping all students to develop their own talents and abilities. She is dedicated to supporting families through innovative and research-based educational experiences that promote choice: curriculum choice, instructional choice, and parent-teacher choice. Her passion is helping children through trauma informed education.
Candace lives in Gilbert, Arizona with her husband Mike, 14-year-old daughter, Scarlett, and westie, Wilson.

Courses Taught

EDUC 6730 - Curriculum Design for Learning


BA, Arizona State University

MEd, Arizona State University

MEd, Arizona State University

EdD, Arizona State University


Alred, J., Adams, C. B. (2018). Strategies for Creating a Successful Online Learning Classroom. Faculty Focus