Dr. Adam J Nykamp has been an educator at Indian Creek Elementary School since 2000. He has taught in the classroom as a 2nd and 5th grade teacher, operated the computer lab (utilizing math and reading online curriculum), and currently serves as an Academic Coach in the areas of literacy and math. As an education enthusiast with advanced degrees in ED Instruction and ED Leadership, Adam sees the need to connect with community, leading to his additional roles as school PTA president for 3 years, as a collaborator with numerous Clarkston groups/individuals/committees discussing community improvement / engagement / education / partnerships, and as a member of Clarkston International Bible Church, currently serving as the Mission & Outreach chairperson. He is passionate about community sustainability, growth, and overall well-being, which led him to take part in the planning of the Clarkston Culture Fest since 2014. He has served as the "Activities" (Fun Zone) chair since 2014.