• Superintendent's Biography

    Dr. Charles “Chuck” Martin was named Superintendent of the Chowchilla Elementary School District on November 8, 2008.

    Dr. Martin brings to the Chowchilla Elementary School District a strong, ethical, and forward-thinking leadership style, with vast experience in K-12 education.

    Dr. Martin began his career in 1985 as a teacher in the Los Banos Unified School District. Subsequently, he served as a Vice-Principal in the Dos Palos/Oro Loma School District, Vice-President for LitConn Inc., (A professional development company specializing in literacy), principal at both Volta Elementary and Henry Miller Elementary in Los Banos, the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in Los Banos and most recently as Superintendent of the Chowchilla Elementary School District from 2008 to present. Dr. Martin has also been a graduate professor for both Chapman University and Fresno State University.

    Dr. Martin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Santa Clara in 1984, and Master’s Degree from the University of San Francisco in 1988. Dr. Martin was published in 1998, “Those Elements Perceived to be Most Important When Developing an Effective Telecommunication Training Program.” In 1999, he earned his Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of La Verne.

    Superintendent Martin was named 1996 Educator of the Year in Los Banos. In 2011, he was recognized by the Chowchilla Elementary Teacher Association as Administrator of the Year. In 2016, Dr. Martin was selected as the Chowchilla Elementary Excellence in Education Administrator of the Year.

    Chuck has been married to his wife, Debbie, for 34 years. Debbie is a first grade teacher for the Dos Palos/Oro Loma School District. They have two children, Cody, a graduate of Gonzaga University and currently playing professional baseball in the Mariners organization. And Travis, a Chico State Graduate, and currently working in Seattle as a Regional Sales Representative for (POA) Pacific Office Automation.  


  •  Dr. Martin Reading
    Reading with Students