Martha Rivas

Martha Rivas

Saint John’s University, C’15, Master’s Degree in School Building Leadership
New York University, C‘09, Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Special Education
Borough of Manhattan Community College, C‘07, Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

Current Employment: Center Director, Gulf Coast Community Center Association

Big Dream: The Ecuador native and mother of three seeks to influence and develop educational policy so that all children, regardless of income, can have access to a quality pre-school and elementary education.

Leadership Activities and Recognitions:

  • Participant, NYU’s Community College Transfer Opportunity Program
  • Student Government Representative, BMCC
  • Peer Mentor, BMCC
  • Co-Editor, Acentos Latinos, BMCC, Helped to launch the school's first Spanish-language magazine
  • Tutor, Jumpstart NYC, Non-profit organization devoted to early education