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About the Teacher

About This National Board Certified Teacher

After graduating from Bowling Green High School in 1989 and completing her 
B.A. in English at Western Kentucky University in 1993, Janet Martin taught 
conversational English in Seoul, South Korea for a year.  Upon returning to 
Kentucky, she taught English and Drama in Warren County for 11 years before 
joining the Purple Faculty in 2006.  

Mrs. Martin completed her Masters in Education, also at Western, and 
participated in the 1998 WKU Writing Project and the 2003 and 2006 WKU 
Advanced Writing Projects. 

In 2004, Mrs. Martin earned the distinction "National Board Certified 
Teacher" by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards after she 
completed a lengthy and rigorous certification process. 

In addition to her classroom responsibilities, Janet has facilitated 
professional development on Portfolio and On-Demand Writing, and Education-Related Technology.

Now in her seventh year on the BGHS faculty, Mrs. Martin is teaching English 
III and IV and serving on various standards and writing related committees.

With interests in singing, playing flute, reading, and sign language, Janet 
resides in Bowling Green with her husband and three sons.

Mission For The Class

To prepare students to meet the reading and writing challenges they'll face 
in their post-secondary careers and educational pursuits.
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