Convocation Address – 2014

Superintendent Dr. Marion H. Martinez, Binghamton City Schools   Good Morning and Welcome to the official opening of the 2014-2015 school year! I’d like to recognize: the Board of Education members in attendance.………….Mrs. Kammerman. (Please stand – Thank you.) community partners { Dr. Lisa Blitz, Lea Webb, Dr. Denise Yull, Mattie Ervin, Carla Murray, Dr.… Read More Convocation Address – 2014

Facilitating New York State’s School Reform Agenda

I have had a broad range of educational experiences. I began my career as a middle school teacher, and then moved into administration where I served several districts as an assistant principal, director of special education, director of instruction, assistant superintendent, superintendent and most recently as associate commissioner for teaching, learning and instructional leadership. As… Read More Facilitating New York State’s School Reform Agenda

Keynote Address – Urban League Scholarship Dinner – 2015

I would like to thank the Urban League for inviting me to share my thoughts with you this evening and I’d like to add my congratulations to Ms. Kirk and Mr. Muse along with the very worthy scholarship winners. Two weeks ago, I attended New York University’s Summer Institute entitled, Creating Safe and Caring Schools:… Read More Keynote Address – Urban League Scholarship Dinner – 2015