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Frank N. Van Zant

Frank N. Van Zant, American English language educator, poet. Summer fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993, Indiana study fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1994. Lifetime, honorary member New York State Parent-Teachers Association, since 1994. Member Poets and Writers.

Background

  • Zant, Frank N. Van was born on June 28, 1961 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank N. Van Zant II and Lois (Augspurger) Shamer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, George Washington University, 1983. Master of Arts, St. John's University, 1986.

    Career

    • Graduate assistant St. John's University, New York City, 1984-1986. Teacher English Rockville Centre (New York ) Schools, since 1986. Director Greenhouse Alternative High School, since 2000.

      Poetry forum coordinator Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1994-1995. Coach baseball, cross-country running and basketball Rockville Centres Schools, since 1986.

    Works

    • Author: Climbing Daddy Mountain, 2000, The Lives of the Two-Headed Baseball Siren, 2000.

    Membership

    Lifetime, honorary member New York State Parent-Teachers Association, since 1994. Member Poets and Writers.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Curran, August 10, 1989. Children: Zach, Kate, Alexandra.
    • father: Frank N. Van Zant II Shamer
    • mother: Lois (Augspurger) Shamer
    • spouse: Patricia Curran
    • children: Zach Zant
    • Kate Zant
    • Alexandra Zant
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    Born June 28, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      George Washington University
    • 1986
      St. John's University
    • 1984 - 1986
      Graduate assistant, St. John's University
    • 1986
      teacher, English Rockville Centre (New York ) Schools