"Being an educator has given me the opportunity to remind young people that no dream is impossible to achieve.  It has also give me the chance to work closely with other teachers in hopes of developing rigorous instruction that will produce more college ready students." -Zemen Marrugi

Educator, Writer

Marrugi is currently the Assistant Principal/Upper Elementary Dean at Detroit Enterprise Academy in Detroit, Michigan.

About Zemen Marrugi

Zemen Marrugi is an experienced teacher and national presenter. Marrugi is a teacher at National Heritage Academies. For the past seven years, she has worked as a classroom teacher and has presented countless workshops on topics like Differentiated Instruction and Creative Classroom Workshop Ideas.

In addition to presenting workshop to elementary/middle school teachers, Marrugi has also presented workshops for college activities personnel at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Association for Student Advancement District 5 Great Lakes Conference and the National Association for Campus Activities Regional and National Conventions. Her experience in the educational world is very broad and includes both private and public sectors.

Marrugi received her Bachelors from Wayne State University in Elementary Education and her Masters from Grand Valley State University in Educational Leadership. She holds a professional teaching certification, a k-12 school administrative certification and an ELA endorsement. Marrugi is also a National Certified presenter for Time to Teach and has a Behavior Management certification from the Center for Teacher Effectiveness.  In the summer of 2015, Marrugi completed the National Institute for Urban School Leaders professional program at Harvard University.