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Tanya MacMartin

Tanya MacMartin

Dr. Tanya MacMartin has been a university professor and a middle school science teacher for more than 20 years. She specializes in STEM education for students of all ages and has developed and implemented hands-on science instruction and experiences for all students with all abilities. She strives to support teachers with best practices for inclusive environments in both K-12 and higher education. She has served on several leadership panels and is passionate about making STEM curricula accessible to the diverse population of students in all grades.  

Dr. MacMartin enjoys creating a curriculum that encourages students to choose their own passions and paths to learning. She leads and collaborates with all educators to design a learning experience that harnesses students’ strengths and interests yet supports standards-aligned content and practices.

Professional Interests
  • STEM education with an emphasis on best practices using MTSS.  
  • She serves as a leader in higher education by sharing innovative practices that blend online learning with personalized instruction through the flexibility of a digital learning platform.
Education and Certifications
  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership
  • M.Ed., Cross-cultural education
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Science Supplemental Credential
  • B.S. Biology
  • Clinical Practice
  • Content Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking for Teachers
  • Digital Instruction for Teachers in Alliant's Educational Doctorate program
Scholarship and Contributions to the Field