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Frank N. Van Zant

poet , English language educator

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.

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