Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Zema Maize


1st grade teacher


 Years of teaching experience:

20 years of experience

 Educational background

2015 Masters of Arts in Education,  Grand Canyon University

2006 Masters of Science in Teacher Leadership, Park University

2005 Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education,  Park University


Ten Years of Service of teaching with a Public School District

 Why I Chose Education as My Career of Choice

I believe a quality education is the key to a person’s success, both professionally and personally. I also have the opportunity to inspire and educate young people. And become an influential in students’ lives, inspiring and motivating them to achieve their full potential. 

 Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy listening to music, reading, outings with family and friends, exploring Kansas City. The Jazz District,  Country Club Plaza, Loose Park,  Science City at Union Station,  Arrowhead Stadium GO -CHEFS, The Nelson-Atkins Museum or some of my  favorite spots in the city!