Peru State College
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Greg Zost
Greg Zost

Contact Information:

Office: TJM 214

Office Phone: (402) 872-2423



Office Hours:

12:30 PM – 3:00 PM


12:30 PM – 3:00 PM


12:30 PM – 3:00 PM


Courses Offered:

EDUC 405 Diagnostic & Remedial Mathematics

EDUC 420 Student Teaching Seminar

SPED 200 Introduction to Special Education

SPED 300 Assessment in Special Education

SPED 307 Special Education Practicum

SPED 383 Education of Students with Autism & Low Incidence Disabilities

SPED 385 Education of Students with Cognitive Disabilities

SPED 440 Behavior Management

SPED 460 Transitional Strategies


“The Right Fit”: Special Educators for the Heartland



2007 - Ph.D. (Capella University)
2002 - Educational Diagnostician Certification (University of Mars Hardin Baylor)

1997 - M.A. in Special Education (Adam State College)
1983 - B.A. in Political Science (Stephen F. Austin State University)



Dr. Greg Zost is an Assistant Professor for the School of Education at Peru State College. His primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in special education and advising students. He is also a sponsor for CEC.


A native of Marlin, Texas, Dr. Zost received his bachelors in Political Science from Stephen F. Austin State University. He received his Masters of Special Education from Adams State College. He is also a certified Educational Diagnostician. Dr. Zost received his PhD in Education from Capella University.


Prior to his arrival at Peru State College in August 2005, Dr. Zost spent three years as an Educational Diagnostician in the Central Texas area. He was responsible for assessing students for special education and for scheduling and conducting Individualized Education Planning meetings. Dr. Zost has taught special education classes at both the middle and high school level.


Dr. Zost lives in Peru with his wife, Loretta.  They are the parents of 3 grown children, two of which attended PSC.