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ASF Solutions was founded by Dr. Abraham Fischler, a pioneer and visionary in education. Dr. Fischler is President Emeritus and University Professor at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He served as President of Nova University from July 1970 to July 1992. Prior to coming to Nova in 1966, Dr. Fischler was Professor of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. He began his career in education as a science teacher and earned his Ed.D. degree at Columbia University. Subsequently, he became Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education, Harvard University. After his retirement as President, he served on the Broward County School Board from 1994 to 1998.

Dr. Fischler has been a consultant to the Ford Foundation, to various State Departments of Education, and to school districts in a number of states. He has authored many articles and publications dealing with science education and advanced teaching methods. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of numerous other educational and scientific organizations. He is also very active in the community, serving on many local, county, and state boards and committees, which include Chair of the Broward Education Foundation, Chair of the South Florida Community Blood Centers, Sun-Sentinel Diversity Fund, Work Force One, Florida Bar Foundation, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, and United Way of Broward County. Dr. Fischler also serves on the corporate boards of Taco Metals, Inc., CELT Corporation and e-Learning Desktop Inc.

Further, Dr. Fischler has been a member of the advisory board of the Mailman Family Foundation since 1981, and currently chairs the Board of Governors of the Mailman Segal Institute at Nova Southeastern University.

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