Martin Educational Services, LLC
Martin Educational Services, LLC, provides support for homeschooling families through the high school years. Our classes typically meet once per week for 12-week sessions. The students are provided with assignments that should take at least 5 additional hours of study per week for the semester. Semester classes are arranged to provide 75 hours of study which is equivalent to 1/2 credit or Carnegie Unit. Some classes extend for two semesters equaling 150 credit hours which is the state equivalent of 1 Carnegie Unit.
Ruth R. Martin, BA (Psychology), Furman University; M. Ed. (Learning Disabilities) Georgia State University; Ph. D. (cand.) (Christian Counseling) Newburgh Theological Seminary (resume available upon request)
Ruth began teaching in 1973 in Clarkston, GA. She specialized in students with specific learning disabilities. She was a master teacher with over 20 student teachers during those years. She became a Curriculum Supervisor in 1979 working with the Specific Learning Disabilities program. In 1980, she was the co-director of the SLD Summer Institute, a program providing summer instruction for masters-degree students at Georgia State University.
In 1980, she opened Martin Educational Services, a private educational consulting service.
In 1983, Ruth began homeschooling her own children and continued until they had all graduated in 2005. During those years, she taught at various educational co-ops throughout the area. In 2005, she began teaching classes in her home for high school students who were being homeschooled.
In 2012, she finally earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling. She continues to work with parents and students as an educational consultant.