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Denise Martinez is the Director of Teacher Development supporting the growth and success of teachers at Raul Yzaguirre Schools for Success. Previously, she worked in Houston ISD for 18 years as a classroom teacher, a leader of teacher development, and launched and oversaw a team of designers, facilitators, and media specialists. She also taught pedagogy in higher education for ten years as an adjunct professor. For the last 5 years, Denise successfully led teams of trainers, consultants, and specialists for two separate Ed Tech companies. A born and raised Texan, Denise graduated from the University of Texas Austin and has a masters [M.Ed.] from the University of Houston in Curriculum & Instruction.