Martha Deutsch was appointed to the Board in December 2012. She has taught after school programs for Spanish language at Riviera Elementary School and has also worked as a Spanish bilingual assistant for the District. She has lived in Torrance since 1994.
Martha has volunteered thousands of hours at many capacities in two PTA units. She was an Adventures In Art Docent, Room Parent, ELL Program assistant, Honorary Service Awards Chairperson, Executive Vice President and President for Riviera Elementary School. Martha has served as the Reflections Chairperson, Registration Chairperson, Parliamentarian, Executive Vice President and President for South High School. She has also served as a member of the WASC accreditation process for South High School. At the school level Martha served on 2 different School Site Councils. Martha was honored to be selected as a recipient of PTA’s Honorary Service Award three times.
In addition to serving at the individual school sites, she has been on the Board of Directors for the Torrance Council of PTAs as Director of Health, Director of Community Services, Director of Organization and Programs, Executive Vice President and President. Martha has also served as a board member on the Torrance Education Foundation and a member of the ExxonMobil Community Advisory Panel.
Martha and her husband Barry have a daughter who attends American University in Washington, DC and a son who attends South High School.
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