About the Assistant Principal
Dr. Martinez was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating from LAUSD's Thomas Jefferson High School, he attended the University of Southern California (USC), earning a Bachelor of Science in General Studies Education with a teaching credential. He earned a Master of Arts in Computer Education from the California State University of Los Angeles (CSULA). He also earned a Master of Education with a preliminary administrative services credential from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Martinez returned to the University of Southern California, where he earned a Doctorate in Education.
Dr. Martinez was a classroom teacher for 11 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He served eight years in several elementary school leadership positions--intervention coordinator, English Learner designee, and Title 1 coordinator. In addition, he was also an instructional coach in the Alvord Unified School District.
Dr. Martinez joined the Fontana Unified School District in October 2022 and is excited to be the assistant principal at Mango Elementary and Poplar Elementary.