Martha is a consultant in our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Practice, and assists with retained head of school and key administrator searches.
Martha is currently the Dean of Equity and Social Justice at Northfield Mount Hermon School (MA), a role she will continue to serve in. Martha joined NMH in 2005 as a history and social science teacher, and in 2016 became the Dean of Equity and Social Justice and director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. As a member of NMH’s senior leadership team, her work focuses on social justice initiatives and promoting an inclusive campus culture through programming, hiring and retention, professional development, admissions, curricula, and more. She supports the head of school and other senior leaders and departments in all areas of access, inclusion, and social justice. Besides teaching, Martha has served on numerous committees and as a dorm parent, advisor, coach, summer program teacher, and affinity-group advisor at NMH.
Martha joined NMH from Waynflete School in Portland, Maine where she taught 6th and 11th grade history and served as an advisor, a member of the Board of Trustees Diversity Committee, and part of the Accreditation Committee.
Throughout her career, Martha has participated in extensive external professional development work centered around teaching history as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion work. She has also presented at the NAIS Annual Conference, TABS Global Symposium, and AISNE Signature Conference.
Education & Interests
Martha holds a bachelor’s degree from Bates College and an M.A.T. in Education from Smith College.