About Mirna

Two-term incumbent Board of Education member Mirna Martínez has worked as a bilingual Teacher in Boston, New York City and New London, and as Youth Program Director of FRESH-New London (Food, Resources, Education, Security, Health). She is a cofounder of New London Parent Advocates (NLPA) and is founder and president of the pro-education nonprofit Re:public Ed.

As Policy Committee Chair, Mirna has advanced policies that support equity, diversity, accessibility and environmental responsibility. She has also initiated networking with other districts, primarily in Connecticut's cities, to share ideas and collaborate in support of public education.

Mirna is committed to prioritizing school spending where it most directly impacts students' experiences and quality of education; providing resources for diverse learning in order to narrow the opportunity gap; ensuring that our all-magnet district addresses the educational needs of New London students; and creating a respectful school environment.

EXPERIENCE:

Two-term New London Board of Education incumbent
Master of Science degree in Bilingual Education
Teacher in Boston, NYC and New London
Co-founder of New London Parent Advocates
Founder/President of Re:public Ed, a pro-public education nonprofit organization


ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

As Policy Committee Chair, advanced policies that support equity, diversity, accessibility, and environmental responsibility.
Networking with other districts to share ideas and collaborate in support of public education.
Member of CABE Resolutions Committee.

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