Dr. Vanessa Zamzow
Metropolitan Community College (KC)
Dr. Vanessa Zamzow is an adjunct professor at Metropolitan Community College and Park University in Kansas City, Missouri, as well as a high school mathematics instructor. This is her 16th year in education. Dr. Zamzow began her career teaching at the elementary level and then went on to teach high school and at the college level. In addition to teaching, she has served as an administrator at the secondary level. Dr. Zamzow has extensive experience providing professional development and training in the areas of educational technology, effective instruction, and student engagement. She has presented at numerous local, state, and national conferences and was honored in 2014 as the recipient of her district’s Teacher of the Year Award. In the fall of 2017, Dr. Zamzow was selected as the KPRS Greater Kansas City Favorite Teacher recipient and in the spring of 2020, she published the NISOD Innovation Abstracts “Equity in Distance Learning,” and was also a NISOD Excellence Award recipient.