Learner & Researcher
Zack began his postsecondary academic career in 2003 in the Film and Media Arts program at Temple University, and found that his interests lay in instruction and technology. In 2010 he enrolled in the teacher preparation program at the University of Pittsburgh, where he earned his Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate in Secondary English Language Arts with an additional endorsement in Communications. As a classroom teacher for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) in Germany, he earned an additional certification in Advanced Placement Language and Composition. He continued to cultivate his interest in technology, enrolling in professional development courses on Google and Apple tools for education. He returned to the U.S. in 2015 to design education and interpretive programs for the National Museum of the U.S. Army. In 2016 he enrolled in the Designing Digital Learning program at George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development, where he earned his Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.