Zoe Wainz

Zoe Wainz Staff Spotlight 1Your Name: Zoe Wainz

I grew up in Sterling Heights, lived in Royal Oak for a short time, and have been in Shelby Township ever since.

Zoe Wainz Staff Spotlight  2What is your position in the district?
I am a math teacher at the high school. I am also the department chairperson and the Link Crew Coordinator for our freshmen transition program.

Zoe Wainz Staff Spotlight 3Did you go to college, if so tell us where. What degrees do you have?  
I earned my Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and my Secondary Teacher Certification in Math and French from Wayne State University. I also received my Master of Education in Leadership from Wayne. Finally, I earned my Education Specialist degree in School Administration from Oakland University.

Zoe Wainz Staff Spotlight 4Tell us about your family:
I have been married to Georg since July 2004 and we rescued our dog, Ellie, in 2005. I am the very proud mom of two amazing boys, Alexander (10) and Niko (8). 

Zoe Wainz Staff Spotlight 5What kind of hobbies do you have? What do you like to do?
My boys keep me busy most of the time! We spent the summer swimming, kayaking, hiking, and biking. I love to travel and we try to get away as much as possible. 

How long have you worked at Lamphere?  
I did my student teaching in the spring of 1999 at Lamphere High School and was hired on in the fall of 1999. So I will begin my 19th year at LHS this fall!

Zoe Wainz Staff Spotlight 6What's your favorite thing about being a part of the Lamphere district?
I love the community! It's true when we say "Once a Ram, Always a Ram!", we have so many parents, and grandparents, who are Lamphere alum and it's great to see them bringing their kids back to us. I love being apart of the Lamphere Family!