Stacey Martinez; Assistant Superintendent of Community Youth School Programs
As a Chicago native, Stacey moved to Michigan to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Grand Valley State University and later completed her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education.
While enrolled in the College of Education, she served as a student teacher at the Lighthouse Academy South campus during the 2011-2012 school year. Stacey instantly fell in love with the students and the work she was doing. Since 2012, Stacey has served in the roles of Teacher, Responsible Thinking Advisor and Principal at multiple Lighthouse Academy locations until 2020. Currently, Stacey serves as Assistant Superintendent of Community Youth Programs including Lighthouse Academy North, South Community and JJI.