Stephanie Martin, President of College Living Experience, has spent her career working with students with varying disabilities of all ages. Being an Educator first and foremost, Stephanie brings her unique perspective and unwavering passion of supporting the special education community through the innovative services of CLE. Remarkable in inspirational leadership, she focuses on co-creating an environment where students have a maximized opportunity to be their own self-determined advocates with the necessary skills to be successful.
Previously serving as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Educational Services of America (ESA), Stephanie was responsible for managing new and ongoing clinical, behavioral, and educational initiatives across all service divisions. Prior to joining ESA she worked for Spectrum Center Schools and Programs in various capacities including an Education Consultant, Behavior Analyst, and Program Coordinator. Stephanie started her career as a Behavior Specialist and through her positive change management was promoted to Program Director for a nonpublic school operating on a public school campus. Stephanie holds a Masters of Arts in Special Education and two teaching credentials from Saint Mary’s College.
Why do I do what I do? I have the opportunity and privilege to lead arguably the best group of professionals in this industry and inspire students across the country to not settle for anything less than their best.
I dream to Be: fluent in Italian
I love that my colleagues: are genuine individuals with a passion of their work. They’re pretty fun to be around to!
I wholeheartedly believe: I’m standing in front of a generation of young adults with the potential of making a lasting impact on this world
The best thing about this place is: the ingenuity and flexibility to adapt to the students ever changing needs
I work here because: we make a difference