Gilda Martinez  is a full-time faculty member at Towson University  where she prepares teachers getting their Master’s in Education-Reading in order for them to become Reading Specialists. Within the Master’s program the teachers take a Reading Clinic  Internship course that Gilda thoroughly enjoys teaching because it involves assessing and providing individualized reading instruction to students of all ages and ability levels, including an increasingly larger number of students with autism.
Gilda has an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education-Science from the University of Maryland, an M.S. in Education-Reading from Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctorate in Education in Teacher Development and Leadership, also from Johns Hopkins University. In addition, she has ESOL and Administration certifications.