Joe Martin is a nationally known, award-winning speaker, respected university professor, author, and educational consultant.
At the age of 24, Joe became the youngest faculty member ever hired to teach at a state university in the state of Florida. He also has the distinct honor of being the youngest professor at his institution to ever be nominated twice for the “Distinguished Teacher’s Award.”
Joe has addressed more than 750 organizations, associations, businesses, colleges and universities, helping over half a million students and staff members across the country achieve more, live and serve more passionately, and maximize their leadership potential. The Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities selected Joe as its national “College Speaker of the Year” and, Campus Activities Magazine also nominated him as “Speaker of the Year.”
Professionally, Joe has worked as a top sales trainer for a Fortune 500 company and as a public relations professional for both the state and federal government, including a position as Communications Director with the Florida Governor’s Office. Joe is also the founder and president of “RealWorld University,” an award-winning college success web site designed to help students meet the personal and professional challenges of college and life. And he is also the creator of NewTeacherUniversity.com – a web site designed to motivate, inform, and retain new and beginning teachers.
Joe has successfully hosted a regional TV talk show, called “Student Reality,” and he’s the former host of the “Good Teachers Never Quit” radio talk show on WTAL 1450-AM in Tallahassee, Florida. He has made several guest appearances on both television and radio, and he’s been featured in several newspapers and organizational newsletters across the country. Joe is also the author of nine books, including: “Tricks of the Grade,” “Gifts and Handkerchiefs,” “Stop Parenting & Start Coaching,” “Let Your Leadership Speak,” and several audio programs. He also serves as a guest columnist for three national publications: Student Leader Magazine, Education World, and The Teachers Gazette.
Currently, Joe serves as an educational consultant in the Tallahassee area.
As a Professional –
“Very positive impact. Helped those in attendance realize how their actions affect students and the power they possess to guide and influences young peoples’ lives He is powerful. His comments are a call to action. He is funny and poignant. He will grab peoples’ attention and through real life stories let them know the important role they can play – if they choose to do so.”
“Professional. First class. Customer focused.”