Biography

Todd Martin joined Columbus Academy in 2006 as an eighth grade science teacher and has served as a technology integration specialist since 2018. In addition to teaching, he manages our two makerspaces, facilitates technology workshops for faculty and students, and oversees Questworks programs. Todd has also coached middle school football and track, and previously served as eighth grade team leader and a Science Olympiad coach. Before coming to Academy, Todd taught middle school science in Franklin, Massachusetts, and was a production supervisor at Ford Motor Company. He has a B.S. in biology from the University of Windsor, a post-baccalaureate in education from Bridgewater State College, and a M.S. in chemical life sciences from the University of Maryland. He is also a level two Google educator and Apple learning specialist. Todd and his wife, Marsha, have three children, Nicholas ’26, Jaylen ’29, and Aniyah ’33.

Todd’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy 
“CA is an amazing place to work!  From the beautiful campus to the wide range of educational resources, this school provides a wonderful environment to teach and learn. Having said that, my favorite part of CA is the students. I have always enjoyed working with middle school students, but my new campus-wide position allows me to work with students from all three divisions on a daily basis and I am constantly amazed by their kindness, intellectual curiosity and wide-range of talents.”

Little-known fact
“I am a member of the Astromech and BB-8 builders clubs which are group who build replica robots from the Star Wars movies. Also, my wife and I are Canadian.”

Favorite sports teams
“Growing up in southern Ontario, I grew up a fan of all Detroit area sports teams, particularly the Lions, Michigan Wolverines and Red Wings.”

Education
  • B.S. University of Windsor , Biology
  • M.S. University of Maryland , Chemical Life Sciences