Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Chris Martens

Dr. Martens has been in education for twenty years, spending the last sixteen in the City of St. Louis. Dr. Martens is a Pettus Teacher of the Year recipient. In addition to teaching English 1, English 2, English 3 and British Literature, Dr. Martens has taught both A.P. Language and A.P. Literature as well as ACT Prep and College Summit courses.  Dr. Martens is in his third year at Carnahan, returning to the classroom after working in Student Support Services.  Dr. Martens takes special pride in his writing instruction and believes in the value of both creative and academic writing.  Dr. Martens has delivered professional development on writing instruction, classroom management, technology integration, and formative assessments.  I have attached Links to the Course Syllabi below.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at