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Marvin Hoffman

Marv Hoffman serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah. 

Marv graduated from Harvard with a Ph.D in clinical psychology. His long career in education has included teaching at all grade levels from pre-school to graduate school, serving as the Founding Director of a charter school on Chicago’s South Side and helping to found an innovative teacher education program at the University of Chicago. Prior to arriving in Chicago 21 years ago, he worked in many parts of the country, including NY, California, Mississippi, Vermont, New Hampshire and Houston. He is the author of five books on various aspects of education.