An educator, writer, and a fan of the arts!

About Zemen Marrugi

Zemen Marrugi is an educator and national presenter.  With over eleven years in the field of education, she has worked as a classroom teacher, school administrator, and instructional coach. 


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's charitable work includes being the Chair of the Michigan Chapter of the Do the Write Thing (DTWT) essay challenge, an initatve of the National Campaign to Stop Violence.  DTWT gives middle school students an opportunity to examine the impact of youth violence on their lives. 


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.