Heidi Martinez

Heidi Martinez is an assistant director of admissions at Claremont Graduate University, overseeing recruitment and admissions for the Teacher Education and credentialing programs in the School of Educational Studies.

Prior to joining CGU, she worked with marginalized populations within her community to open access to resources, housing, and education. A passionate advocate for social justice and equity, Heidi has supported adults with developmental disabilities, foster youth, and teenage parents to pursue their goals and overcome systemic boundaries to personal success.

She graduated as a McNair Scholar with departmental honors from the University of Oregon, earning a bachelor’s in psychology. With research interests in the development and maintenance of positive relationships and interpersonal emotion regulation throughout the lifespan, Heidi is currently pursuing her MA in Psychology with a concentration in Positive Developmental Psychology and Evaluation at Claremont Graduate University.