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Secondary education educator

MaryJeanne Mert Martens, American Secondary education educator. Avocations: reading, travel, needlepoint, summer water sports. F C. Fulbright fellow, Israel, 1987, German Marshall Fund fellow, Washington, 1988, Robert B. Kamm distinguished graduate fellow Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1990.


Martens, Maryjeanne Mert was born on February 19, 1953 in Waynoka, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Aaron A. and Louise (Wall) Fischer.


Student, Richmond (Surrey, England) College, 1974;Bachelor, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, 1975;Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1984;DEd, Oklahoma State University, 1991.


Social studies teacher Red Rock (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1975-1976. Administrative assistant Marland Mansion, Ponca City, Oklahoma, 1976-1978. Audio visual and media specialist Ponca City Public School, 1978-1980.

Teacher social studies Ponca City High School, 1980-1990, 91-93. Graduate associate Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1990-1991. Teacher social studies Littleton Public Schools, Colorado, 1994—2000.

Mentor Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma City, 1989-1993. Board member Oklahoma State University College Education Alumni Board, Stillwater, 1990-1993. Steering committee Oklahoma Close Up, Oklahoma City, 1980-1993.

Co-chair Ponca City High School Leadership Team, 1992-1993. Vice president Outreach Close Up Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, 2000-2001.


  • Avocations: reading, travel, needlepoint, summer water sports.


Board member American Red Cross, Ponca City, 1986-1990. Vice president Temple Emanuel Sisterhood, Ponca City, 1982-1993. Bd directors National Social Studies Supervisors Association, president, 2000.

Member League of Women Voters, National Council Social Studies, Oklahoma Council Social Studies (president 1987-1988, Teacher of Year 1989-1990), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, needlepoint, summer water sports.


Married Chris Martens, July 25, 1975. 1 child, Jeffrey.

Aaron A. Fischer

Louise (Wall) Fischer

Chris Martens

Jeffrey Martens