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Joseph Edward Zawacki,

Joseph Edward Zawacki,, American counselor. Certified teacher, Pennsylvania. Recipient numerous awards for poetry.


Zawacki,, Joseph Edward was born on September 2, 1957 in DuBois, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Edward Senior and Virginia Lulu (McNaughton) Zawacki.


Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1982. Master of Public Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 1986.


Managing trainee, Radio Shack, DuBois, 1982-1983;library assistant, Institute Public Administration, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1985-1986;administrative assistant, National Academy Management, University Park, 1986;substitute teacher, Jeff-Tech School, Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania, 1988-1990;substitute teacher, Brockway (Pennsylvania) Area Schools, 1988-1990;substitute teacher, DuBois Area Schools and Brookville Area Schools, 1989-1990;associate/vice president in charge of education, Yrral and Associations, Inc., 1990-1991;senior counselor drug sellers program, The Abraxas Foundation, Mrrenville, Pennsylvania, 1991-1993;adult program specialist, Goodwill Industries of North Carolina, Pennsylvania, 1993-1994;drug and alcohol treatment specialist, Gateway Institute and Clinic, Brookville, Pennsylvania, since 1994. Part-time supervisor DuBois Area Young Men’s Christian Association, 1992-1994. Part-time salesperson The Shoe Factory, 1989-1990.

Educator Williamsburg (Pennsylvania) Community School District, 1987-1988, New Beginnings at Cove Forge, 1987-1988. Member readers' advisory panel Time Magazine, 1990-1992. Part-time psychiatric therapist Clearfield-Jefferson Community Mental Health Center, DuBois, 1991-1993.


Powerlifting coach United States Association for Blind Athletes, 1987. Vice president DuBois Area History Society, 1982-1984. Board directors DuBois Campus, Pennsylvania State University, 1983-1993.

Member Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association, DuBois Campus Alumni Association (board directors, Outstanding Young Alumni award 1991), Pennsylvania State Club North Center Pennsylvania (board directors 1984-1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: poetry, weightlifting, jogging, swimming, traveling.