Adam Bitzer joined St. Andrew’s as a biology teacher in 2022. Originally from Massachusetts, he comes to St. Andrew’s from Miami, Florida. He is a graduate of Salve Regina University, where he majored in biology. He holds a master’s in biomedical engineering and biotechnology from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he conducted research exploring the interspecific interactions within microbial soil communities.
After completing his master’s degree, he continued his research and served as an adjunct professor at Salve Regina University. In 2019, Adam made the transition to secondary school education, teaching and coaching squash at St. George’s School in Middletown, Rhode Island for one year before moving to Miami to teach at Ransom Everglades School. There he taught advanced placement biology, chemistry, and biology. Outside of the classroom, he worked with the school’s young researcher program, served as the inaugural mentor of the synthetic biology team, and coached the middle school baseball team.
Outside of work, Adam likes to spend his time gardening, cooking, and reading. He is excited to be a member of the St. Andrew’s community with his fiancée Abigail and their dogs Sage, Theia, and Ciana.