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Carol Ann Ziemian

Carol Ann Ziemian, secondary school educator, columnist. Achievements include founder school-system-wide newspaper. Named Dedham Teacher of the Year, Norfolk County Teachers' Association, 2002, Teacher of Year, New England Scholastic Press Association, 2003, Dedham Education Foundation, 2003; recipient Excellence in Education award, Goldin Foundation, 2001, Outstanding Journalism Educator award, Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, 2003.


  • Ziemian, Carol Ann Daughter of John and Stella Jazab.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Writing, Northeastern University, 1992.


    • English teacher Chicopee (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1966—1968, Defense Department, Roosevelt Roads National Academy of Sciences, Puerto Rico, 1969—1972. English, journalism teacher Dedham Massachusetts Public Schools, 1972—2004. Composition instructor Northeastern University, Boston, since 2004.

      Communications instructor Regis College, Weston, Massachusetts. Speech writer University Massachusetts, Boston, 2004. Columnist Daily Transcript, Dedham, 2002—2008.

      College composition instructor Northeastern University, Boston, since 2005. Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include founder school-system-wide newspaper.


    • Editor and founder (newspaper) The Spotlight. Contributor: research on reading English Journal.


    President Westwood (Massachusetts) League of Women Voters, 1990—1992. Member of League of Women Voters', National Education Association, Massachusetts Teachers Association, Journalism Education Association (associate. State director 2000-2005), Yankee Penn (associate.

    Secretary 1989—2001), JEA (associate. State director 2002-2005), Dedham Education Association (life. Vice president 1999—2002).



    Writing, gardening, cross country skiing.


    • Married Robert Paul Ziemian, December 28, 1968. Children: Robert, Jessica Ziemian-Wragg.
    • father: John Jazab
    • mother: Stella Jazab
    • spouse: Robert Paul Ziemian
    • children: Robert Ziemian
    • Jessica Ziemian-Wragg Ziemian
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    • 1992
      Northeastern University
    • 1966 - 1968
      English teacher, Chicopee (Massachusetts) Public Schools
    • 1969 - 1972
      English teacher, Chicopee (Massachusetts) Public Schools
      Puerto Rico
    • 2004
      composition instructor, Northeastern University
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States