Two Pioneer educationists, Lois Holzman & Carrie Lobman from East Side Institute,
Lois Holzman is an educational and developmental psychologist internationally recognized as a pioneer of a culturally and performatory based approach to human learning and development. As a consultant, Dr. Holzman has worked on the organizational level with schools, universities, hospitals, foundations and non-governmental organizations both in the
Dr. Holzman is co-founder and director of the East Side Institute for Group and Short Term Psychotherapy, an international education, research and training center for new approaches to human development, learning, therapeutics and community building, located in
She has authored or edited ten books and more than seventy articles on human development and learning, education, psychology and psychotherapy, among them: Vygotsky at Work and Play; Schools for Growth: Radical Alternatives to Current Educational Models; Performative Psychology: An Untapped Resource for Educators; and, with Fred Newman, Lev Vygotsky: Revolutionary Scientist; The End of Knowing: A New Developmental Way of Learning; Unscientific Psychology: A Cultural-Performatory Approach to Understanding Human Life.
Dr. Holzman earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from
Carrie Lobman, Ed.D., is associate professor at the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education and the Institute’s director of pedagogy. She founded the Institute's Developing Teachers Fellowship Program and currently supervises