Martha Alvarez

Legislative Advocate, Association of California School Administrators

Martha is a Legislative Advocate for the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the country, serving more than 17,000 California educators, including superintendents and principals. In this role, she leads advocacy on the state budget, accountability, early childhood education and a host of other education policy issues. Prior to joining ACSA, Martha served as the Director of Government Relations for the San Diego Unified School District and led all fiscal and education policy advocacy efforts in the state budget and on the full spectrum of K-12 public education policy. Martha is an active member of the Sacramento Stanford Alumni Association where she serves as Past-President of the Board and is a co-founder of the newly established Sacramento Latina Leaders Network. She is an alumna of the California Capitol Executive Fellowship Program and the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) Leadership Institute. Martha received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in educational administration and policy from Stanford University.