Education Alum Named Provost and Vice President of Instruction at the Community College of Baltimore County

Joaquin Martinez. Ph.D., graduate of NSU’s Fischer College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, has been named Provost and Vice President of Instruction at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC). He will join CCCB on July 1, 2020.

Martinez has held a high-level leadership position at Miami Dade College (MDC). He currently serves as the district Vice Provost, with oversight for institutional effectiveness across all eight Miami Dade College (MDC) campuses. Prior to his current role, Martinez also held leadership positions at MDC for the past ten years, which include time as President of two MDC campuses, Wolfson and Hialeah, Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs, Associate Provost of Student Achievement; and Dean of Faculty and Student Services, Martinez was the founding Director of the School of Education at Albizu University, a comprehensive university offering doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees that emphasized service to diverse communities, with campuses Puerto Rico and Miami.

Dr. Martinez earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Modern Languages from Middlebury College, in Vermont. He earned his Master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and Administration and Supervision at NSU’s Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice and his Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University. He is also a past fellow of the American Association of Community Colleges’ National Community College Hispanic Council program at California State University, Long Beach.