Adam S.U. Gottdank

Adam S.U. Gottdank

Community Member

Adam S.U. Gottdank is the Director of Disability Support Services (DSS) for North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE). He is on the following regional and statewide committees: California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability (CAPED) Executive Committee, CAPED Intellectual Disability – Autism Spectrum Disorder Interest Group (CIG, Southern Chair), Orange County Local Partnership Agreement (OCLPA) Steering Committee, OCLPA Sub-committee on Inclusion in Postsecondary Education and Employment (Chair), Postsecondary Education Transition Consortium (PSETC, Chair), North Orange County Regional Consortium (NOCRC) for Adult Education DSS Workgroup (Workgroup Leader), and Cypress College Diversity-Equity-Inclusion-Anti-racism (DEI-A) Committee. NOCE provides numerous instructional and service programs that support the inclusion of students with disabilities in postsecondary education and employment. Adam has family members who have disabilities. He has been a counselor, instructor, and director at NOCE for 17 years, and he was part of the Regional Center of Orange County leadership team for 10 years prior to NOCE. Adam has a Ph.D. in Special Education and Disability Policy, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology.