Kathryn Martin

Director of Professional Learning

  • PhD University of Hawai’i, Manoa, Teacher Leadership
  • MEd California State University, San Marcos
  • BA California State University, San Marcos, Liberal Studies Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Dr. Katie Martin is the Director of Professional Learning at USD’s Mobile Technology Learning Center. She teaches graduate-level courses in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences and works with teachers and administrators in diverse K-12 schools. Through partnerships with local and national school districts, she has helped develop systems that facilitate personalized professional learning for educators. Katie works with leaders to create a culture of learning and innovation to ensure all students are equipped with knowledge and skills to be successful today and in their future.

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 an instructional coach. She continued as a new teacher mentor and coordinator of district programs to support and retain effective teachers. She continues to refine approaches to personalized professional learning based on research and practice to create optimal learning environments for all.