Mrs. Martinez was born and raised in Bronx, NY. She has origins in the Dominican Republic and enjoys visiting there on her time off. As a young girl, she spent most of her summers in the Dominican Republic where she perfected her Spanish.
Mrs. Martinez studied childhood education at City College of New York. After graduating, she has been working for intervention programs helping failing students with behavioral and academic needs. Before joining the team at Global Community Charter School, Mrs. Martinez worked for Go Project at Grace Church School. She worked there as a 4th Grade leader teacher and is very excited about working with kindergarteners at GCCS.