Martinez, Enedina

Enedina Martinez

  • Professor of Education, Mission Valley Regional Center
  • Phone: 619-849-2491

Education

  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1996.
  • Ed.S. Educational Specialist, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California, 1993.
  • M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Alliant International University, San Diego, California, 1992.
  • M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, Alliant International University, San Diego, California, 1990.
  • A.A. in Liberal Studies, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1985.

Background

Lemon Grove School District Language Acquisition Resource Teacher.

Vista La Mesa, Classroom Teacher, Lemon Grove School District, Lemon Grove, California.

San Altos, Classroom Teacher, Lemon Grove School District, Lemon Grove, California.

St. John of the Cross, Classroom Teacher, Diocese of San Diego, San Diego, California.

Instituto Renacimiento, High School English Teacher, Mexico City, Mexico.

Instituto Renacimiento, Elementary School Teacher, Mexico City, Mexico.

Holy Family, Classroom Teacher, Corpus Christi, Texas.

 

Strengths Quest:

Learner, Input, Strategic, Belief, Connectedness.

 

Credentials Earned:

  • Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Authorized to teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom, grades K-12th. Authorized to teach two or more subjects to the same group of students, grades 5th-8th. California Commission on Teacher Credentialling, 2010-2015.
  • Clear Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate (Target Language: Spanish), California Commission on Teacher Credentialling, 2010-2015.

 

Courses Taught:

  • EDU 304 Legal and Ethical Issues in Education and Wesleyan Perspectives
  • EDU 306 Language Acquisition and English Language Development
  • EDU 400 Multicultural Education
  • EDU 402 Research-Based Learning Theory
  • EDU 442 Theoretical Framework of First and Second Language Acquisition
  • EDU 502 Research-Based Learning Theory
  • EDU 504 Legal and Ethical Issues and the Wesleyan Tradition
  • EDU 522 Differentiated Writing and Related Language Arts Instruction for All Learners
  • EDU 532 Secondary Content Area Literacy
  • EDU 550/551 Clinical Practice II
  • EDU 601 Language Acquisition and Diverse Populations
  • EDU 603 Classroom Assessment and Research Practices
  • GED 641 School Communities in a Pluralistic Society
  • Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Courses
  • Bilingual Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) (in Spanish) Courses

Research

Dr. Martinez’s research interests are in the areas of language acquisition and the integration of faith, teaching, and learning.

 

Dissertation:

“Bilingual Teachers’ Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Meeting the Linguistic Needs of Hispanic Bilingual Students.” Chairs: Ardeth Cropper, Ed.D.; Stephen D. Lapan, Ph.D.; Michael Miles, Ph.D.; Robert Pyle, Ph.D. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1996.

 

Peer Reviewed Presentations:

Martinez, E. (2009). “Meeting the Linguistic and Academic Needs of English Language Learners: Implications for Educators and Policymakers in an Era of Globalization,” at the California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Conference, Shelter Pointe Hotel and Marina, San Diego, California.

Martinez, E. (2008). “Bilingual Teachers’ Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Meeting the Linguistic Needs of Hispanic Bilingual Students: Implications for Educators and Language Policymakers in an Era of Globalization.” Round Table Oxford, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, Oxford, England.

Martinez, E. (2007). “Reflections on the Theologies of Education of John Comenius and John Wesley” at the Theology Conference, Nazarene Theological College, Manchester University, Manchester, England.

Martinez, E. (2003). “Interim Term Course of Study on Urban Studies in an Urban Setting” at the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME) Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Martinez, E. (2003). “Differentiating Curriculum and Meeting the Linguistic Needs of English Language Learners” at the Theory Into Practice Conference, the National Conference on Differentiated Instruction (NCDI), Cleveland, Ohio.

Interests

Service:

Martinez, E. (2009). “Developing an Understanding of Religion and Education: Examining Primary and Secondary Sources.” Presentation at the Fermanian School of Business, Point Loma Nazarene University.

Martinez, E. (2007). “Reflections on the Theologies of Education of John Comenius and John Wesley.”  Information Age Publishers, Charlotte, NC.

Jeynes, W. & Martinez, E. (2007).  Christianity, Education and Modern Society. Information Age Publisher, Charlotte, NC.  

Martinez, E. (2007). “Making Cognitively Demanding Concepts Comprehensible and Meaningful for English Learners.” Trainer at the 5th Annual 2007 KIPP School Summit at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona.  

Summer scholar sponsored by the Wesleyan Center for Twenty-First Century Studies.  Conducted research on John Wesley’s theology of education at the Methodist Archives and Research Centre (MARC), Manchester University Library, Manchester, England. (06/04/07 - 06/29/2007)

Peer reviewer of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Research Proposals in preparation for the Annual Conference in New York City. (2007 - 2010)

Chair of the Religion and Education SIG, an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Special Interest Group. (4/2006 thru 04/2008)

Educational Consultant to the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM) in the development of educational curriculum for the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition in San Diego (06/29/2007 – 12/31/2007).

Peer reviewer of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Research Proposals in preparation for the Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. (2006)

Martinez, E. (2003). “Interim Term Course of Study on Urban Studies in an Urban Setting.” Presentation at the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME) Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Martinez, E. (2003). “The effectiveness of lectures as an instructional tool at the university.” Interviewed on Public Radio International  (PRI) “These Days Program.” Tom Fudge, PRI Program Host.