Martha Roldan grew up in Brooklyn Heights and is a PS8 alumna. She returned to PS8 as a paraprofessional in 2005, assisting in pre-kindergarten classrooms and focusing on emotional behavior and socialization skills. Her role varies from focusing on individual students to facilitating small-group work.
Martha received a career training scholarship from the Department of Education to become an elementary school teacher. She is taking undergraduate classes at NY Tech and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree from St. Francis College.“When I am finally done,” she says, “I will apply at PS8 — where else?”