Leonard I. Rovner

Title: Education Educator
Location: Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Leonard I. Rovner, Education Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership.

When Mr. Rovner graduated from high school he was unsure about what he wanted to do and a friend pointed out to him how well he worked with children. He attended Temple University and earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in education MS in 1953 and 1957, respectively. His decision to go into education paved the way for an incredible career where he was able to help many students in the United States and in China. After the Cultural Revolution in China, Mr. Rovner was introduced through the parents of a student to leaders in China responsible for educational decisions. It was then that Mr. Rovner was able to work with the Chinese to help create a beneficial system. In his career, he worked as a coordinator of the economics program, a supervisor of student teaching, an adjunct professor and instructor of psychology at Temple University. In addition, he served as the principal at McCall School from 1974 to 1994 and as a museum teacher for the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Due to his work with China, Mr. Rovner received an honorary PhD and DFA from Tianjin Normal University and Tianjin University School of Fine Arts, respectively. He also was recognized as a Citation Recipient of the Philadelphia City Council in 1989 and as the Rose Lindenbaum Principal of the Year Award in 1971. In 1989, he received a Letter of Commendation from President George H.W. Bush and was also named Honorary Headmaster, Honorary Chancellor of Education, and Honorary Professor in Tianjin. Furthermore, Mr. Rovner served as a founder and senior advisor of the Ellen Powell Tiberino Museum of Modern American Art.

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