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Mary Frances Zilonis

Mary Frances Zilonis, American information science educator, consultant. Certified secondary teacher, Massachusetts.


  • Zilonis, Mary Frances was born on September 17, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of James Harold and Charlotte Mary (MacLean) Ryder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Bridgewater State College, 1969. Master of Education, Bridgewater State College, 1973. Doctor of Education, Boston University, 1979.


    • Library. media specialist Randolph (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1969-1981, chairperson media services, 1981-1985. Director educational media services Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1985-1994. Associate professor Bridgewater State College, since 1994, coordinator graduate library media program, since 1994, chair secondary education and professional programs department, since 1995.

      Visiting lecturer Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Boston, 1990-1994, Boston College School Education, 1980-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary teacher, Massachusetts.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Library Association, American Association of School Libraries (continuing education/professional development committee 1996-1996), Massachusetts Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (recording secretary since 1993), International Society for Technology in Education, Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (board directors since 1996).




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    Born September 17, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1969
      Bridgewater State College
    • 1973
      Bridgewater State College
    • 1979
      Boston University
    • 1969 - 1981
      Library media specialist, Randolph (Massachusetts) Public Schools
    • 1981 - 1985
      Library media specialist, Randolph (Massachusetts) Public Schools
    • 1985 - 1994
      director, educational media services Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Schools
    • 1995
      associate, professor Bridgewater State College