Martinrex Kedziora named ‘Champion of Mentoring’
Moreno Valley Unified School District Superintendent Martinrex Kedziora was recently selected by the board of Sigma Beta Xi Inc. as a recipient of its Inland Empire National Mentoring Month “Champion of Mentoring” Award.
Dr. Kedziora has been a faculty member in the School of Education at Brandman University since 1994 and a cohort mentor in 2012. The award was created in 2002 by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership National Mentoring Month to focus attention on the need for mentors.
Recipients are chosen because of their efforts to raise awareness of mentoring, recruit individual mentors, especially in programs that have waiting lists of young people, and for promoting the rapid growth of mentoring by recruiting organizations to engage their constituents in mentoring.
The award will be presented Jan. 30 a the “Casino for a Cause” dinner at the Morongo Casino. Sigma Beta Xi Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring and other services to young men of color.
Kedziora started as an adjunct faculty member in 1994 at the Moreno Valley campus, moving to the Ontario campus in 2004 as part of the core faculty in special education. Currently he is working with the Gamma Cohort in Palm Desert and teaching in the masters in administration program.
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