Martha Godwin taught 5th and 6th grade mathematics at Morris Upchurch Middle School in the Queen City Independent School District. She also taught a dual credit English class through Texarkana College for her school district. Her undergraduate and master’s degrees are both from East Texas State University-Texarkana. As a teacher in a small school district, she has been given the opportunity to teach a variety of subjects, but her primary role was teaching middle school mathematics for 31 years.
Martha is a member of NCTM and currently serves on the TCTM board as President-Elect. She has also served as membership chair and treasurer. She has been a presenter at CAMT for several years and has served as CAMT volunteer coordinator. She has been a presenter for several years at the Rio Grande Valley Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference in Edinburg and the Successfully Training Educators as Mathematicians Conference in Texarkana. She was a Fellow in the Rural Systemic Initiatives in Texas Leadership Academy, a math academy trainer, and has served in various leadership roles on district and campus committees. Martha enjoys helping other teachers and feels that her service with TCTM will provide more opportunities for this to happen.