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Elementary education educator

Zania Faye Brown, American Elementary education educator. Certified elementary education and reading education teacher, Missouri. Recipient For Kids' Sake Caring award Kansas City television 5, 1990; named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1980.


Brown, Zania Faye was born on September 22, 1954 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Aaron L.Z. and Teleatha (Sanford) Mahone.


Bachelor in Elementary Education, University Missouri, 1976. Master of Arts in Reading Education, University Missouri, 1980. Education specialist in Elementary Administration, University Missouri, 2007.


Elementary teacher Kansas City School District, Missouri, since 1977, teacher chapter I basic skills, since 1990, Title 1 instructional facilitator, 1995-1996, member professional development team, 1995—1996, Title 1 instructional facilitator, since 1997. Member professional development team Kansas City School District, since 1997. Site coordinator Reading Is Fundamental, since 1995.

Member Kansas City Equity Cadre, since 1996, professional development team, 1997, co-secretary mentor steering committee for new and beginning teachers, since 1997. Coach Kansas City School District, 1999, 2002-2003, reading recovery teacher, 1999. Instructional coach, 2000-2003, 2005-2006.

Mentor New and Beginning Teachers Program, 2006-2007, Success for All Literacy Coach, since 2006. Presenter in field.


  • Certified elementary education and reading education teacher, Missouri.


Member Missouri Leadership Academy, 2006—2007. Volunteer literacy coach, 2006—2007. Director Praise Team, 2006—2008.

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, National Association Negro Professional and Business Women, University Missouri Kansas City Alumni Association (life), Alpha Kappa Alpha (correspondent secretary Kansas City chapter 1986-1988, treasurer 1976, sergeant-at-arms 1984-1985), Phi Delta Kappa (vice president 1993, since 2003, chairman reading power, 1984, 97, 99, 2001-2003, secretary 1991, correspondent secretary 1992-1993, 2001-2003, president 1995-1997, executive advisor since 1997, regional chair 1999-2003), National Sorority Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. (president 2005-2006, 2006-2007), Phi Lambda Theta.


Married Benjamin Brown Junior, October 5, 1985.

Aaron L.Z. Mahone

Teleatha (Sanford) Mahone

Benjamin Brown Junior