Vyonda Martin, M.A.

Center for Interdisciplinary Learning and Leadership
College of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
PO Box 26901, ROB 342
Oklahoma City, OK 73190-3042
 
Phone: 405-271-4500 41005
Email: vyonda-martin@ouhsc.edu
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Last Updated: June 04, 2013

Vyonda Martin
 

Leadership: Associate UCEDD Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Community Education Director
 
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: Community Education Directors' Council
No Council Membership
Council on Community Advocacy
 
Research: Interested in family support, person-centered thinking and policy-related research
Education: Special Education, Family Support, Personality Types, Qualified as Trainer for Myers Briggs Type Indicator.
Service: Family Support, Community Team Development, Systems Change, Person Centered Thinking

Vita/Bio

VYONDA G. MARTIN, MA

Center for Learning and Leadership/UCEDD

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

College of Medicine

PO Box 26901 ROB 342

Oklahoma City, OK 73190

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE

YEAR CONFERRED

FIELD OF STUDY

Oklahoma State University

University of Northern Colorado

B.S.

M.A.

1971

1979

Elementary Education

Special Education

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

3/93 - present, Associate Director and Community Education Director, Center for Learning and Leadership, OUHSC

3/90 - 2/93, Director of Services for Children and Families, Developmental Pathways, Inc., Aurora, CO

6/88 - 3/90, Project Coordinator and Trainer, The Rocky Mountain Adoption Exchange, Denver, CO

7/86 - 4/88, Program Manager and Trainer, Spaulding for Children's National Resource Center for Special Needs Adoption, Detroit, MI

8/84 - 6/86, Program Coordinator, Rivendell School, Denver, CO

11/83 - 8/84, Project Director, Family Builders by Adoption, Denver, CO

9/73 - 6/80, Program Coordinator and Teacher, Rivendell School, Denver, CO

9/71 - 5/73, Teacher, Okmulgee City Schools, Okmulgee, OK

Office/Membership

Founding Member of Coloradans for Family Support

Secretary, Oklahoma Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children (1994-95)

Oklahoma Leadership Team for Midwestern Consortium for Faculty Development in Early Intervention (1993-95)

Oklahoma Higher Education Consortium on Early Intervention

Oklahoma Respite Resource Network

Oklahoma Family Support Partnership Council

Governor's Conference on Developmental Disabilities Planning Committee

Oklahoma Olmstead Strategic Planning Committee

Co-Chair, Quality Assurance Subcommittee of the Oklahoma Olmstead Strategic Planning Committee

Honors/Awards

2004  Oklahoma Family Network Professional of the Year

1974  Colorado Association for Retarded Citizens Teacher of the Year

1974  Colorado Council for Exceptional Children Scholarship

Publications

Martin, V. Editor. Oklahoma Individual and Family Support Principles to Practice Indicators Oklahoma City:  Center for Learning and Leadership (Oklahoma's Federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Service), College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Fisher, M., and Martin, V.G., (2001).  Learning How to Use Managed Health Care:  A Training Guide on Medicaid Managed Care in Oklahoma.  Oklahoma City:  Center for Learning and Leadership (Oklahoma's Federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Service), College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Wilson, L..M., Martin, V.G., Moss, J.A. (2000).  Interdisciplinary Faculty Teams:  A Faculty Guide for Getting Started. Oklahoma City:  Center for Learning and Leadership (Oklahoma's Federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Service), College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Fisher, M., Martin, V.G., Worley, L. (2000).  A focus group report on Medicaid managed care in urban Oklahoma:  Results of interviews with families of children with disabilities.  Oklahoma City:  Center for Learning and Leadership (Oklahoma's Federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Service), College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Griswold, E., and Martin, V.G. (1984).  Look to Families: A Training Curriculum on Permanency Planning for Children with Developmental Disabilities.  Denver, CO.  Family Builders by Adoption.