Michelle Tenam-Zemach

Michelle Tenam-Zemach    Dr. Michelle Tenam-Zemach is currently an Associate Professor of curriculum and instruction at Nova Southeastern University. Prior to her current role, she served as an adjunct professor of ESOL and English, a curriculum specialist as well as a curriculum consultant.

Over her 24-year career in education, she has been a classroom teacher, writing coach, media specialist, and district curriculum writer. She earned her MA in English Literature from New York University, her MS in TESOL from Queens College, and her Ed. D., in Curriculum and Instruction, from Florida International University. She was trained as an auditor in 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Tenam-Zemach’s areas of expertise are in curriculum design and development, instructional leadership, teacher training, writing across the disciplines, assessment and environmental sustainability.

Dr. Michelle Tenam-Zemach has served as a principal investigator of a university grant wherein she examined the extent to which science content standards in the state of Florida presented themes of an environmental sustainability and an ecological paradigm. Recently, she has co-edited a text entitled Rubric Nation: Critical Inquiries into the Impact of Rubrics on Education.
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