Pamina Abkowitz

Pamina Abkowitz

Professional Profile

Pamina Abkowitz is an Assistant Professor of Childhood Education at St. Bonaventure University. With years of immense experience teaching at various schools with children of various ages, Abkowitz is able to pass on her wisdom and experience to students at St. Bonaventure.

Before coming to St. Bonaventure University, Abkowitz taught at St. John Fisher College, Letchworth Central School District, Churchville-Chili High School, Pittsford Central School District, Harrison Central School District, Eastern Suffolk BOCES, Sayville Central School District, and Buena Vista University. She has worked consistently in special education and has numerous publications and presentations focused on children with special needs.

In the classroom, she is a firm believer that all students can learn.
“Some learn at different rates, depth of understanding, and level of expertise. A teacher’s job is to foster growth for the entire classroom community.”

Abkowitz has a focus on developing skills regarding reading, writing, task completion, and organization and uses the content to foster the growth of those skills in her students.

Academic Credentials

  • Ed.D., Executive Leadership, St. John Fisher College, 2017
  • M.S.Ed., Educational Administration, St. John Fisher College, 2003
  • M.S., Elementary and Special Education, Nazareth College, 1995
  • B.A., Individual and Family Studies, Kent State University, 1991