Natalie Martinez

Natalie Martinez, Ph.D., K'awaika-meh (Laguna Pueblo), teaches middle school students at Laguna Middle School, a tribally-controlled grant school in New Mexico.  She also chairs the Pueblo's Education Priority Team, serves on the curriculum development teams for the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (19 NM Pueblos) and the State of New Mexico Public Education Department- Indian Education Division.  Natalie has been an educator for 25 years as a classroom teacher, college instructor at graduate level and pre-service teacher education, school administrator, and peer coach.  Aside from classroom teaching, Natalie's interests are curriculum development and teacher education.