Meet Dr. Liz Knowles

With 11 published books and one more in the works and extensive experience both as a teacher and an administrator in the field of education, Dr. Liz Knowles has been making an impact on the lives of countless children, teachers, and parents throughout her career. Here are just a few of her many accomplishments:

  • Pre-K – eighth grade teacher for 30+ years

  • Master’s in Reading and a doctorate in Curriculum Development and Systemic Change from Nova Southeastern University

  • Long career at Pine Crest School (Boca and Fort Lauderdale) as a teacher first and then as Director of Professional Development and Curriculum

  • Head of Studies and as a certified Diploma Program Coordinator at a local IB (International Baccalaureate) school

  • Adjunct professor in the Graduate Teacher Education Program at Florida Atlantic University

  • Recipient of the International Reading Association Middle School Special Interest Group Literacy Award

  • The Anti-Defamation League 2009 honoree at the Eighth Annual Palm Beach Educator Awards Luncheon

A special interest has always been current brain research and how it can be utilized most effectively with individuals of all ages and in the classroom. For two years, she was owner/director of a franchised brain training center in Boca Raton and now as Cognitive Advantage she provides individualized cognitive skill development training for all ages.