Martes, Kendal - Portrait

Kendal Martes

Director of the Sally Borden Program


Temple University, B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders

University of Colorado, M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology

Joined Friends Academy: 2018

Favorite Book (Children’s or Otherwise): The BFG by Roald Dahl, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

What is your favorite thing about working at Friends Academy? I love the warm, supportive community at Friends Academy. Our name says it all – we all treat each other as friends.

What do you love to do outside of school? Travel, reading, exercise, skiing

Do you have children who attend(ed) Friends Academy? Josie ’32

Fun Fact: In college, I minored in Cognitive Neuroscience. I am fascinated by the workings of the brain and its resiliency. Good instruction can literally shape brains!

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