The TEU Director of Science Education
Dr. Martina McCrory is a seventeen-year veteran science teacher who began teaching in the New Haven Public School System in 2002. Prior to her tenure as a secondary educator, she taught collegiate level chemistry and participated in academic research at Dillard University and Spelman College. She is currently a teacher at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy, where she teaches Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, and Early College Experience (ECE) Chemistry. Martina is the Junior Class advisor and has served as National Honor Society Committee Member and as mentor teacher. Martina earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Physical Organic Chemistry from The University of Mississippi, and has a Sixth Year Degree in Educational Leadership and a Bachelor's degree from Southern Connecticut State University. She is an active member of her church family in which she teaches the Pre-K classes and serves on the Youth, Marriage, and Media ministries. Martina was also honored in 2010 when she was named the Early College Academy of Columbus Teacher of the Year.