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

The Positive Effects of Mentoring

  Dr. Marion H. Martinez was appointed as the assistant superintendent of Clinton Public Schools in Connecticut. Most recently, Dr. Martinez served as the superintendent of Binghamton City Schools in New York. As a school superintendent, Marion H. Martinez has worked on establishing mentoring programs and ensuring that all students have mentors. Mentoring programs provide… Read More The Positive Effects of Mentoring