Fran G. Zarubick
Fran G. Zarubick believes that education, the arts and non-profits play a vital role in society. Because of a strong
commitment to education she began her career as a middle school student working with special needs youngsters
and since then has taught students of all ages and abilities from age ten through graduate school.
Ms. Zarubick has served as an educational leader, board member and volunteer for countless non-profit
organizations throughout the United States. During her 19.5 years as Dean for the Peabody Preparatory, Adult
Studies and Elderhostel at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, she launched noteworthy
collaborative programs with the Baltimore City Schools. In addition to conceptualization of innovative programs,
she garnered the support of donors from foundations, corporations and individuals to support the projects.
Ms. Zarubick is a nationally recognized leader in education, non-profit management and administration She was
awarded a Los Angeles Mayoral Commendation for her work at USC; she has also served on the Presidents
Council on Urban Health for the Johns Hopkins University.
Since 2002 she has been leading seminars, workshops and teaching in the field. Serving as a board member of
several national organizations, Ms. Zarubick has combined her leadership and management skills, her innovative
ideas and consulting skills to work with leaders of Colleges and large and small arts and education organizations to
ensure efficacy for the individuals of the organization.
Ms Zarubick’s extensive knowledge of non-profit management, fundraising and communications, coupled with her
experience working in several nationally recognized educational institutions create a platform from which to manage
non-profit organizations and educational institutions through change.
Educational and Arts Leadership and Management
Mission driven Programs