Early Learning Champions 2018

William Tolliver Jr.

William Tolliver Jr. Arizona
  • WQED
  • Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

William Tolliver is a Pittsburgh-based leader, innovator, and change-maker, serving as Manager of Early Childhood Learning at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. The environment, communities, and our future leaders inspire Will to ignite new perspectives around the globe. Will has contributed to various projects and has lent his skills to grant writing, project implementation and management, curriculum development, event planning, tutoring and mentoring, and even incubating new innovations. More than anything, he wants to share his passion for the environment, education, and entrepreneurship with all those he encounters. It is his hope to build new collaborations and to guide those who wish to engage and educate their audiences in innovative ways. Will holds a Bachelors in Environmental Studies with a minor in Anthropology and Community and Justice Studies from Allegheny College.

PBS KIDS Character Connection: Daniel Tiger because Daniel emulates the same vision and passion that Will grew up with watching Mister Rogers.