Katrina Martinez

Project Manager - West Dallas Stem School

Katrina Martinez Portrait


6401 Airline Rd
Suite 301
Dallas, 75205



Katrina Martinez joined the SMU team March 30. She will work as the project manager for the WDSS partnership in the Teaching & Learning Department. Katrina entered the field of education in 2005 serving as a bilingual elementary educator for seven years in Dallas Independent School District.


Throughout her profession, Katrina has served urban, under resourced populations in a multitude of capacities including director of a PK-8 project-based learning public charter, and director of elementary curriculum and instruction overseeing bilingual program and problem-based learning implementation and support. Her most recent work with PBL Works and New Tech Network includes collaboratively supporting district and school systems to disrupt and transform traditional environments to more innovative, learner-centered programs.