Eric L. Martin is the Principal of Winton Woods High School (Academy of Global Studies & New Tech Academy), located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to this position he was the Principal of Rite of Passage, formerly Hillcrest Academy, where he served as chief educational officer, Ohio Educational Directory System (OEDS-R) administrator, and Superintendent Designee for the site. Eric has 22 years in the education field. Eric began his career in education with the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative (CYC) at Taft High School where he served as a Community Resource and Mentoring Program Coordinator. During his years with CYC he also taught in the evenings a Pre-Release Course at Lebanon Maximum Security Prison (through Wilmington College). Eric has served as a high School Athletic Director and Assistant Principal while working for Cincinnati Public Schools. He also served as a grade level Principal with Princeton City Schools for seven years.
Throughout Eric’s educational and professional journey he has learned to embrace the importance of creating equitable opportunities for all. It is his goal to help every student he serves reach their full potential through reimagining their educational experience. Eric Martin earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work Administration from Wilmington College, and his Masters of Education with a concentration on Educational Leadership, from the University of Cincinnati in 2005.