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Dr. Dave Martinez, Principal

Dr. Dave Martinez is entering his 7th year as Principal at Early College High School and 30th year as an educator going into the 2021-2022 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 27 years, and has two children (Mikayla, 21 years & Joshua, 20 years). He and his family reside in Yorba Linda.

Office Phone: 714-424-4781

Cell Phone: 714-293-7633

Email: dmartinez@nmusd.us

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