Mary Ann Biermeier M.Ed. is Director of Professional Development at Pinnacle Presbyterian Preschool, a NAEYC accredited learning community. She is Director of the INSPIRE Early Childhood Leadership Series providing educator workshops and online courses in the Reggio Emilia approach. She began her teaching career in education in 2000 after a 20 year career in computer software design and development.
Mary Ann is also an academic associate with Arizona State University teaching online with the Fulton Teachers College of Educational Leadership and Innovation.
She currently serves on the board of directors for Arizona's VSAEYC as Vice President of Professional Development. She has also served as board chair for Communities in Schools of Arizona and All Star Kids Tutoring, both Arizona non-profits serving children at risk.
Mary Ann Biermeier holds a M.Ed. with distinction Northern Arizona University and a B.A. University of Minnesota. With 12 years classroom experience and over five years of working directly with teachers, Mary Ann shares the Reggio Emilia Approach – progressive education in practice - with engaging stories and inspirations.
Mary Ann Biermeier is an academic associate with Arizona State University teaching online with the Fulton Teachers College, Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation.