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Dr. Steve


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Dr. Steve Liebowitz began his career as an educator in 1966 when he completed his training to be an English teacher with the Peace Corps in Ethiopia. Now with thirty-six years of experience as an author, public speaker, coach and consultant, Dr. Steve specializes in building individual and organizational strength from within. His One-on-One and group Coaching Sessions, Stress Management classes and retreats, Organization Development workshops and interventions are known for the immediate enthusiasm they generate and the long-term benefits that flow from them.

Dr. Liebowitz received his Doctorate in Human Resource Development from Florida International University in 1991. He also holds Masters Degrees in Health Care Management (Florida International University, 1977), and Public Administrations (Florida Atlantic University, 1974). For the senior year of his undergraduate degree, a dual Economics/Political Science major from Drew University in Madison, NJ, Steve studied in Europe at the London School of Economics and the Free University of Brussels.

Throughout his 27 year career with Miami-Dade County, Dr. Liebowitz kept active in the South Florida Community. He was one of the founders of the Miami Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development in 1970; served as its President in 1974 and is still active today. He also helped found Hospice, Inc., now known as Vitas, and served as President of its Board of Directors. He also served two terms as President of the Board for the F.I.U. Alumni Association.

In addition to ASTD, he is currently active in the International Coaching Federation, South Florida Chapter, the National Writers Association South Florida Writers Chapter, serving as President. Previous associations include the South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, and the Florida Speakers Association.

Along with teaching at F.I.U., St. Thomas, U. of M. and Miami Dade Community College as an adjunct professor, Dr. Liebowitz served as an educational innovator on the faculties of the University Without Walls successor, the Union Institute in Cincinnati and on the National Faculty of Pepperdine University in California. Dr. Liebowitz has also pioneered programs in computer assisted instruction and distance learning.

Among those to have recognized Dr. Liebowitz for excellence are Junior Achievement Inc., International Society for General Semantics, Leadership South Dade, the M.E.E.D. Program, the National Association of Counties, the Bass Museum of Art and the Children’s Museum of South Florida. His book, The New Professionalism: Connecting Science and Spirit, first edition was published by Harmony-Quest Publications in 1998.

Steve Liebowitz’  interest in non-traditional ways of understanding the Bible, began under fire during the first TET Offensive in Vietnam in 1968.  In “Devorah, The Covenant and The Scrolls, Book One”  he shares the idea that God is much more than we think He is. This awareness sustained Steve in the defense of his doctoral dissertation in l990, and continues to support his Business Coaching and Management Consulting practice today.  In addition to his PH.D, Dr. Liebowitz holds two Masters Degrees. He is currently Commander of JWV (Jewish War Veterans) Post 243 in Coral Gables. Not only has Dr Steve researched these ideas, he’s lived them.

 

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