Director of International Student Advising
Adam Beals grew up in Lawrence, Kansas and earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Grinnell College. Studying abroad in Costa Rica sparked Adam’s interest in international education, and after graduation he embarked on a one-year fellowship to teach English and math at a secondary school in Lesotho.
After returning from Africa, Adam joined Teach for America and taught for two years on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. He also completed a master’s degree in Higher Education and Intercultural Communication from the University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining the advising team at Green River, he worked as a Student Success Advisor at Fort Lewis College. Adam speaks some Spanish and he's excited to help Green River students achieve their goals!