Suzanne M. Zentner, Ph.D.
Dr. Suzanne Zentner, the founder of H.W.W. (Healthy, Wealthy and Wise) Enterprises, has been in the field of education as both a classroom teacher and administrator.
experiences encompass a variety of districts, at all grade levels, both in the United States and Central America.
is known for deeply engaging her
students, designing cutting-edge curriculum and establishing high academic and behavioral standards for all.
Dr. Zentner founded H.W.W. Enterprises in 2004 to help schools recognize the link between healthy habits and classroom performance.
The notion of an equal balance of physical and intellectual fitness serves as the mantra and foundation for H.W.W. Enterprises
The unique program design created by Dr. Zentner
has won accolades at the local, state and national levels, as well as those from Child Magazine
Dr. Zentner holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Educational Administration and a Ph.D., also from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in Leadership and Policy Analysis.
doctoral research analyzed the inextricable links between student behavior and academic achievement.
This has served as the cornerstone for her current work, which ties nutrition to behavior and subsequently academic performance.
is an avid participant in a number of sports, is actively involved in promoting alternative transportation and designing programs that support healthy youth.
has been working for years illustrating that academic achievement is a natural by-product of variables such as nutrition and student behavior.
work and findings provide solid evidence that if students are provided with an optimal learning environment (which includes a variety of variables), they will exhibit fewer risky behaviors, have improved relations with others, exercise more self-control and ultimately achieve more in the classroom.