Tova held a doctorate in TESL from New York University and taught in New York City schools, Brooklyn College, Lesley College and Jiao Tong University in Shanghai. Tova founded PiP in 1980 and tirelessly pursued the artistic enrichment of core curricula in schools. She was a teacher of English as a Second Language (TESL) and Special Education for several decades.
In her memory, we carry on her legacy and contributions to the educational community in New York City.
Dr. Tova Ackerman (1942 - 2019) - Founder
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