Sterling, Va. (August 12, 2014) – Augustin “Gus” Martinez was introduced Monday, August 4, as the new principal of Sterling Middle School.
Martinez takes over the principal’s position from Nereida Gonzalez-Sales, who is now Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) director of high school education.
Martinez comes to Sterling after serving as the principal-in-residence, Department of Professional Learning and Accountability, for Fairfax County Public Schools since 2009. In this role, he provided direction and support for new principals.
Prior to that, Martinez served as the principal of Herndon High School, from 2007 to 2009. He also has experience as an administrator (assistant principal at Northwood High School) and teacher in Montgomery County. Md., and as a teacher in Miami.
Martinez holds a bachelor of science in secondary English from Florida State University and a master’s degree in education from Johns Hopkins University.