"Biased people bias people.
Better people better people!"
- David Martin

Glosserman Family Urban Education Scholar (2016)
Penn Educational Leadership Simulation Program (PELS) Fellow (2016, 2017, 2018)


David Martin is a passionate leader, education innovator and non-profit leader.  He began his career in education in 1998 as a teacher and has since served in the roles of organizational development specialist, dean, assistant principal, founding principal, consultant and school district principal support. Over half his career has been spent leading and supporting high performing schools.  David earned his doctorate degree at the University of Pennsylvania.

David’s educational expertise includes: diversity, equity and inclusion, problem-based learning, school design, college & career readiness/21st century skills, instructional technology and overage/under-credited students. As a professional musician, he has released music commercially, toured internationally and scored for feature films. He is also a serial entrepreneur, author and licensed real estate salesperson. 

David is a proud husband and devoted father of three daughters. 
He resides in New York with his family.

…highly intelligent, conscientious, insightful, dedicated…hard working…knowledgeable in the subject matter…able to work with others, and has an affinity for educational supervision. I can give him my highest recommendation without qualification.
— Dr. Andrew Peiser, Dean, School of Education, Mercy College
…resulted in extremely high achievement and high attendance…created a collaborative environment for students, faculty, and parents that facilitated all stakeholders to realize shared goals.
— Charlie Glassman, Principal Coach, NYC Leadership Academy far one of the most accomplished and capable administrators I have had the good fortune to have worked with. His abilities extended across the population of teachers, support staff and students he was responsible adroit and perceptive leader; one who always had the ability to resolve issues before they became problems...truly a great experience to work as a teacher with Mr. Martin as my administrator.
— Mary Lou Deligio, Teacher
David is a thoughtful and strategic thinker in coordinating a vision and executing it. He is an enthusiastic and skilled instructional and organizational leader.
— Seung Yu, Senior Executive Director, Office of Postsecondary Readiness, NYC Department of Education
…learned more with you than I ever had. It was an enlightening experience and it made me want more. You have a positive affect on people, on many different levels…especially when you challenge them.
— Khris Harrison, Associate Executive Director of Operations, East Side House Settlement
David’s work exceeded our expectations...demonstrated a poise, intellect and level of professionalism that we don’t often see...I remain in contact because he is one of those rare finds that you come across and you recognize you are working with someone very special. If you are looking for someone with poise, analytical strength, creative with attention to detail, David will address those needs in every way and I strongly recommend him for a myriad of roles that demand that unique set of attributes.
— John Simpkins, Executive Director of Talent Acquisition and Special Projects, Henry Schein, Inc.


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