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Traci Adams
 Executive Director 
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Traci Adams, Executive Director of Students to Scholars.  


Traci is a native North Carolinian, having grown-up in Monroe, NC.  She has lived in our area for twenty-six years, is married and a mother of five children, with her youngest being a middle school student.   Traci is a passionate advocate for excellent education, especially for children of color.  She attended public school and achieved a BA from Yale University and a JD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.  Her children, ranging in age from eleven to twenty-six years old, have attended both public and independent schools and have also been homeschooled.  Her oldest child graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and she has two other children currently in college, one at Oberlin College and the other at NC State. 


Traci joined Students to Scholars in January 2023 as the  Academic Program Manager.   Her previous work experience includes being the Executive Director of Durham Community Preschool; being a Case Law Editor at LexisNexis; and, while raising her children, volunteering in many PTA positions at her children’s schools.


Outside of education, Traci enjoys camping trips with her family, running, playing tennis, and reading murder mysteries.

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