Founders & Coaches | Meet Our AIW Coaches | Erica Sheehan | Fred Nolan | Kathy Elliott | Beth McLaren | Seth Lembke | Myra Hall | Rita Martens
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Rita Martens, Lead Coach
As lead consultant, Rita provides leadership to the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Iowa Core for the Iowa Department of Education.
Prior to her current position, she has served as the secondary Literacy Consultant and a school accreditation specialist for the state of Iowa.
Rita was a classroom English teacher for 24 years; during this time she provided leadership to a variety of district and school improvement initiatives.
Rita holds a Master of Science degree and is currently a PhD candidate at Iowa State University.
She is currently a Lead AIW Coach for Scavo Alternative Program in the Des Moines Public Schools.