Terrence Martin is president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) and an American Federation of Teachers vice president. An outspoken advocate for social, educational and economic justice, Martin has spent the past decade fighting for students, educators and the people of Detroit. He is a native of Detroit and attended Detroit public schools. He received his master’s degree in teaching from Marygrove College in Detroit. He is also a graduate of Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in elementary education.