Zimmerman oversees PAFA's public facing initiatives, including educational programming for museum visitors, lifelong learners in studio classes, medical and business professionals and students and teachers from area schools. Zimmerman joined the PAFA team in 2005 from the University of the Arts Museum Studies program after working in the education department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Zimmerman holds a B.A. in English from Goshen College, an M.A. in Museum Communication from the University of the Arts and teaches actively at Camden County College, Jefferson Medical School and Cooper Medical School, among other appointments.