Faustina Martinez is from Houston, Texas USA. She attended Sam Houston State University for her Bachelor of Arts degree in Bilingual Education and studied at the University of South Florida for her Master’s degree with a double major in Educational Leadership and Curriculum Design and received her Master’s in Reading from the University of Central Florida. With more than 18 years of experience as a teacher, Mrs. Martinez has taught in elementary, middle and high school, working with students primarily as an English and English as a Second Language teacher. For the past 7 years, Mrs. Martinez has served as an administrator. She worked in Texas and Florida in public schools prior to moving to Shanghai in July of 2011. When asked why she became an educator, Mrs. Martinez shares that she believes that everything we say, feel and do has a ripple effect that influences the present and the future of the collective consciousness on Earth. Her goal is to serve the SLAS community to ensure that we all work to guide our students to their fullest potential in and out of the school learning environment.
A group becomes a team when everyone respects the values and background of others and uses those values in a common goal.
At a Glance
Houston, Texas, USA
English (native), Spanish
Teacher certification in Elementary Education Gr. 1-8
Special Education K-12, ESOL K-12
Bilingual Elementary Education Gr. K-5
Seeing my potential
The best part of SLAS was the fact that the school encouraged me to broaden my boundary of learning through various elective courses... I was able to see my own potential at SLAS, and most importantly, school was actually fun.— Hyen-Ju Jeon
Be a leader
Here at SLAS, we not only nurture the mind, body and spirit; we also equip our students with the necessary tools they need to become leaders in our culturally diverse and changing world.— Natalie Cheng
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