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Dr. Dave Martinez, Principal

Dr. Dave Martinez is entering his 6th year as Principal at Early College High School and 29th year as an educator going into the 2020-21 school year. Prior to arriving at Early College High School in 2015, Dr. Martinez was a high school teacher for 11 years in Mathematics and Physical Education (South Pasadena High School, 1992-1998; Esperanza High School, 1998-2003) and Assistant Principal for 12 years in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District (Newport Harbor High School, 2003-2013; Estancia High School, 2013-2015).   Dr. Martinez earned his B.A. from Occidental College, M.A. and Professional Clear Teaching credential from Cal State Long Beach, and Doctorate in Education (Organizational Leadership) from Pepperdine University in 2002.  Dr. Martinez has been married to his wife, Kelly, for 26 years, and has two children (Mikayla, 20 years & Joshua, 19 years). He lives in Yorba Linda and enjoys attending sports events, bicycling, fishing, reading, solving Sudoku puzzles, and playing Spider Solitaire.

Office Phone: 714-424-4781

Cell Phone: 714-293-7633