By Sarah Dowling for Woodland Daily Democrat on February 22, 2020
"For Maria Martinez, making the transition from teacher to principal at Sci-Tech Academy was only natural.
After all, Martinez grew up in Knights Landing and attended Grafton Elementary School, which was transformed into the Science and Technology Academy for the 2010-11 school year. Sci-Tech is currently the Woodland School District’s only dependent charter school. The academy’s mission is to 'inspire learning, curiosity, and problem-solving with a focus on science and technology.'
Martinez recently reflected on her teaching career, sharing her advice for aspiring teachers."