Adam Metzger is a head teacher in Classroom 7. He has been at the JCC since 2009.
Adam grew up on the Upper West Side and attended Hunter College Elementary and High schools from age four to 18. During his senior year, Adam worked as an assistant teacher in the nursery school program at Hunter. Upon graduating, Adam attended the University of Michigan, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hebrew and Jewish cultural studies.
Prior to joining the teaching staff at the JCC, Adam worked in the construction management field. Not feeling fulfilled, he decided to return to his passion for working with children. After being a floating teacher for his first year, he worked in a pre-K classroom for five years before becoming a head teacher in a 3s classroom this year.
Adam received his master's degree in early childhood special education from Fordham University. He is a member of the Nursery School Leadership Team and during the summer he serves as the Director of JCC Manhattan’s Day Camp @ Pearl River.