Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
Roles at NAAEE:ee360 Advisor
Kim Martinez is the Senior Director for K-12 Education at the National Wildlife Federation located in Reston, Virginia. Her responsibilities include overseeing NWF’s award-winning education programs, including Eco-Schools USA and Schoolyard Habitat.
Before coming to NWF, Kim was Administrator of Professional Development for programs in the Center for Teacher Innovation at the Riverside County Office of Education in California. Additionally, she was an instructor in the School of Education at the University of California, Riverside. Prior to becoming a program administrator, Kim was a classroom teacher in Menifee, California. Trained and certified in Project WILD®, she was able to integrate environmental education into her daily curriculum to promote responsible stewardship of our natural resources.
Kim graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a BA in Psychology and a California teaching credential. In 2002, she received her Masters of Education Administration from Azusa Pacific University. In addition, Kim holds a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate for Administrator I and Elementary 1-6.
Kim lives on the Chesapeake Bay in Edgewater, Maryland and spends her free time kayaking, crabbing, and sailing with her family and two dogs.