Zélia de Toledo Piza
A life dedicated to the education. Formed by the College
Mackenzie, with specialization in psychology and in pedagogic methods.
She participated in several Congress and encounters on education
Lecturer in symposia about education, in the capital of
São Paulo, Campinas and Jundiaí, Brasília, Rio Grande do Sul.
She guided the pedagogic reformularization of the school of
Infantile Education and 1st Grau "Amigo Spinelli" in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul.
She was integral of the group "Action", nucleus
of didactic-pedagogic service that gave consultantship to several schools in São Paulo,
among them the School Multimodal and Colégio Mackenzie.
For 15 consecutive years, in the decades of 60 and 70, she was interviewed
continually in televisions: Cultura, Record, Bandeirantes and Gazeta, on
subjects as education, pedagogy e didactics.
She maintained, together with two partners,
the Brazilian Institute of Personal Improvement, working close to firms, with the
purpose of preparing psychologically their employees.
She organized annual program with the name of "Atheneu",
of a spiritual character, showing the wonders of the universe, because it
looked for deepness in seven areas of the human knowledge - science,
philosophy, politics, medicine, psychology, art and esoterism.
She exercised for long years the position of Pedagogic
Supervision as owner of the school of infantile education"The Kingdom
of the Child", in the capital of São Paulo and, later, in the community
school CNEC of New Xavantina, in Mato Grosso.
Based for many specialization courses in psychology, she
obtained great results guiding Parents in relation to the children's
education and giving service to the children that presented difficulties in
Her main interest has been always the one of
self-realization. In a persistent and tireless way she has been looking for
the means and the practices capable of taking the man to an integral
The result was the compilation of this second book.