Debbie Stier is the author of The Perfect Score Project: One Mother’s Journey to Uncover the Secrets of the SAT, as well as a former publishing executive whose career spanned over two decades. Her broadcast experience includes appearances on The Today Show, CBS Early Show, ABC Radio, and Bloomberg TV. In addition, she has been extensively profiled in publications such as The New Yorker, The Atlantic, USA Today, the New York PostFamily Circle, and Parade.

A critically acclaimed author who researches education and parenting issues, Stier is a single mother who has personally survived (and triumphed!) the struggles of raising teenagers in the face of increasingly difficult culture influences. She communicates the latest relevant research from a unique perspective through a mix of emotional personal stories that establish a context to deliver unexpected and insightful information. Stier’s speeches are conversational in tone and persuasively authentic. Audiences will feel the the joy of a speaker who is deeply committed to sharing the lessons she learned as a mother, researcher, and author.

Stier has spoken at a wide range of conferences, including a keynote speech at the Kumon North American Instructor’s Conference, Media Bistro, SXSW, Book Expo America (BEA), Columbia University, New York University, #140 Conf., Digital Book World, to name a few. In addition, she’s a regular speaker at PTA events, libraries, book clubs, and parent groups.