Professor Paul Zavada earned his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; his M.S.T. and M.S.Ed. from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prof. Zavada has an extensive background in education. He served 14 years as a superintendent of schools and spent 20 years teaching in public and private schools.
He serves as chair of the Education Division, as well as head of graduate studies. Prof. Zavada teaches education, special education and educational administration courses. His research interests are teacher induction and teacher career stages. He joined the Carthage faculty in 2005.
"Because of Professor Zavada, I have discovered a true passion in the field of autism and a job that allows me to work with these children every day."
— Carin Roeske, '10
Lentz Hall 324