Kristina Martin is the new associate principal at Raymore-Peculiar High School.
Martin is not new to the Raymore-Peculiar School District. She previously worked for the district from 1999 to 2009. She was a teacher and coach at Ray-Pec High School and then was the assistant principal at the Ray-Pec Freshman Center.
She left Ray-Pec in 2009 to accept a position as secondary principal (grades 7-12) in the Archie School District a position she held until 2012.
She is returning to Ray-Pec from the Park Hill School District, where she was Coordinator of Educational Programs during the 2012-2013 school year. Martin replaces Ryan Gooding, who is the new Technology Director for the Ray-Pec School District.
Her husband, Sean Martin, teaches physical education at Ray-Pec High School. The couple lives in Raymore and their children attend Ray-Pec schools.
Martin received a bachelor’s degree in secondary business education with an emphasis in computer technology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She received a master’s degree in secondary administration from Central Missouri State University in 2002, and also earned a specialist degree in educational administration-superintendency. She is currently working toward her doctorate degree in educational leadership and policy studies through the University of Kansas.
Before coming to work at Ray-Pec in 1999, she was a computer teacher and coach from 1992 to 1997 in the Harrisonville School District.
As associate principal, she works directly with Principal Steven Miller and the assistant principals to lead the two-building Ray-Pec High School.