Sharice Martin has been a principal for over ten years. She is currently Executive Director and Principal of Renaissance Academy School for the Multi-Media Arts. From 2004-2010 Mrs. Martin was employed as an Adjunct Instruct for Central Ohio Technical College where she taught various composition and communication classes. She is an alumnus of the University of Phoenix where she received a Masters of Art in Organizational Management. She received a B.A. in Organizational Communication from Wilberforce University. She received an Associates of Science in Business Administration from Ohio Dominican University. She also completed the the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Executive program through the Sloan School of Management where she received a certificate in “Strategy & Innovation”, May of 2008.
In 2006, Mrs. Martin was selected by Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in Executive Education to participate in the program “Strategic Management for Charter School Leaders”. In 2009, Sharice was appointed by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology to serve as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldric National Quality Award Program, one of the most prestigious awards given to an organization within the small business, health, industry, and education sectors.
One of Sharice’s greatest professional accomplishments was her success in establishing a state of the art “Student Educational Lounge”, which received local and state recognition. In the fall of 2008, the project won “Best Innovative Practice of the Year”awarded by the Ohio Alliance of Public Charter Schools.
Mrs. Martin is deeply involved in public service, as well as community organizations where she serves in a variety of leadership roles. She currently resides in Newark, Ohio with her husband Reverend Michael D. Martin and three lovely children, Jamia, Christian, & Olivia. Sharice loves classical music, Turner Movie Classics, and has an undying passion for shoes, dark chocolate covered almonds, and fresh cut flowers.