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ANDREW MARTIN

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ANDREW MARTIN

TITLE 

Executive Director

ORGANIZATION

KIPP New Jersey

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Martin is the Executive Director of KIPP New Jersey (KNJ), a network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools in Camden and Newark, NJ that are part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge is Power Program” (KIPP). KIPP NJ serves nearly 8,000 students across 18 schools.

Prior to his current role, Drew completed KIPP’s Fisher Fellowship program and served as the founding principal of KIPP Rise Academy in Newark, NJ. He began his teaching career at MS390 in the South Bronx where he taught fifth grade math as a Teach For America corps member. Drew earned his bachelor’s degree in commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.