Martin G. Brooks is executive director of the Tri-State Consortium, an alliance of public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Previously, he was a superintendent of schools for 16 years on Long Island, and a school principal before that. He began his educational career in the New York City schools as a teacher and guidance counselor.
Brooks is a member of the Board of Directors of the Horace Mann League, and has served on the boards of the Long Island Children’s Museum, Public Schools for Tomorrow, the Metropolitan School Study Council, the Institute for the Development of Education in the Advanced Sciences at Hofstra University, and the Long Island School Leadership Center. He also is a member of the Suburban School Superintendents, the National Superintendents Roundtable, and the advisory committee for the Educational Leadership Department at Teachers College, Columbia University, and is a past president of the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents.
Brooks earned a doctorate in educational administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. He is an international consultant and author of books, articles and chapters on education, leadership, and organizational change.