Dorothy Simkin Zahner Kraeft Edit Profile
Bachelor in Sociology, Whittier College. Master of Library Science, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1952.
Teacher Los Angeles and Pasadena School, California, 1969-1993. Director, owner Betty Ingram School, North Hollywood, 1976-1979. Director Foothill Nursery School, La Crescenta, 1970s.
Teacher Los Angeles Unified School District. Guest teacher Washington Unified School District, Phoenix, 1994-1997. Retired, 2002
Guest teacher Osborn School District, 1998-2000, Madison School District, Phoenix, 1999-2001.
Board directors Arizona Tenants Association, Phoenix, 1994, 95. Volunteer American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia, California, 1985, Common Cause, Los Angeles, 1990, International Rescue Committee. Domestic violence volunteer, Phoenix, 1999-2000.
Volunteer Democratic candidates, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Tucson. Poll marshall Election Board, Phoenix. Member of Southwestern Authors, Society Southwestern Authors, Arizona State Poetry Society (president 2002-2003, chairman 2004), Alameda Writers Group, Phoenix Poetry Society (president 1998, anthology editorial company 2001, featured Tucson reader 2007, committee member, featured reader 2005, Poet of Year 2000, poetry awards 1995, 2000), American Association Retired Persons, Phoenix Writers Club (secretary 1998).
Married Henry Zahner (div.). Children: Mary De Avilan, Robert Louis. Married Norman John Kraeft, May 28, 2005 (div.
1969 - 1993
1976 - 1979
1994 - 1997