Jennifer A. Martínez
QRIS Coordinator and Teacher in San Francisco, California
Misfit. Rebel. Troublemaker
Born and raised in San Francisco's Mission District with her outspoken Central American (Pipil) Middle Eastern and North African born parents who immigrated to the US (SF) in 1959. Ms. Martínez continues San Francisco's tradition of public service to community through Public Policy in Early Childhood/Child Development. Her previous work in designing and implementing community based programs that are culturally and linguistically sensitive to the diverse population of San Francisco. Currently, the Quality Rating and Improvement System (Quality Connections)Coordinator at First 5 San Francisco. Where she facilitates the city's QRIS consortium and professional development pathways in early care and education. Fighting for equity so future generations live out their dreams and begin to change their world. This is her contribution, her legacy she is striving for.