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Mary Bigler absolutely ELECTRIFIED our convention! No speaker ever received an ovation of that duration.
— President, State Reading Association Conference

Dr. Mary Bigler is one of the most humorous, enthusiastic and inspirational education speakers in North America. She keynotes at conferences, programs and in-service meetings throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Her dynamic style and thought-provoking message guarantee a fast-paced, informative and entertaining presentation.

Mary has been teaching, speaking, entertaining and inspiring for more than forty years. From pre-school teacher to college professor, in classrooms and lecture halls around the world, Mary has spent her life promoting literacy, advocating for children and celebrating the joys of teaching. She is an award-winning professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate literacy courses. She is a past president of the Michigan Reading Association and appears in Who's Who of American Women. She has served as an advisor to governmental and educational institutions and to business and industry. Mary has appeared on numerous television and radio programs.

Mary holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in History and an M. A. in Reading from Eastern Michigan University and a B.A. in History from Aquinas College.

Dr. Bigler's speech was the most effective I have ever had the privilege to hear. Her joyous spirit and contagious enthusiasm filled the hall as she transformed indifferent conference attendees into stimulated, appreciative participants.
— Superintendent, Staff Development Day

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