April Martinez joined Atlantis Academy Miami in 2004 as the reading teacher for grades 6-12. She currently serves as the team leader for the secondary team staff and is also the senior class advisor. April also teaches social skills and runs the Homework Club after school program that assists students with their academic and social needs. She is passionate about teaching reading and creates an environment where reading is enjoyable for all. She received her degree at William Paterson University in New Jersey. Outside the classroom, April is nationally known for her contribution to the performing arts; she serves as an advocate and consultant to many performing artists and groups.