National Teacher of the Year Philip Bigler



We need more teachers like Philip Bigler and all ourother honorees in every classroom in America today. For it is theywho can make our schools the best in the world. It is they who canguarantee that America will have another American Century in the 21st Century.” President Bill Clinton

“Philip Bigler's new book is at once a fascinating memoir of an illustrious career in and out of the classroom, an insightful account of the successes and failures of American education, and a somber meditation on a nation, and a civilization, in crisis.  It should be required reading for anyone concerned about our country's future.”  

Dr. Lee Congdon, Professor Emeritus, JMU

Watch Philip Bigler’s Rose Garden Ceremony at the White House