Professional Learning Specialist
Dr. Katie Martin is the Professional Learning Specialist for the Mobile Technology Learning Center. Dr. Martin’s work with districts and individual schools focuses on the development of a collaborative context that facilitates teacher innovation through sustained, personalized professional learning. With a focus on developing the global competencies of all students, Katie works with instructional leaders to support and empower teachers to integrate technology and Common Core State Standards.
Prior to joining MTLC, Katie spent 10 years in Hawai’i on the Leeward Coast of O’ahu. Dr. Martin taught middle school English language arts and was the school based literacy coach. She continued as a new teacher mentor and coordinator of district programs to support and retain effective teachers.
Dr. Martin continues to conduct research on teacher development and effectiveness in 21st century classrooms. Through MTLC partnerships she continues to refine approaches to professional learning based on findings to reflect emerging best practices.
BA, California State University, San Marcos: Liberal StudiesMultiple Subject Teaching Credential: California State University, San MarcosMEd, University of Hawai’i, Manoa: Middle School, Teacher LeadershipPhD, University of Hawai’i Manoa: Curriculum & Instruction