Edie Raether, MS, CSP, is known as the “Bully Buster”. An internationally renowned speaker and trainer, Edie has presented programs on five continents and is a bestselling author of seven books, including Stop Bullying Now. She has also been the coauthor of 12 anthologies. A behavioral psychology expert, Edie has been a psychotherapist and family therapist in private practice and is now committed to changing the way the world thinks … one mind at a time with her transformational children’s character building program I Believe I Can Fly!
Edie has also been the director of occupational therapy in both a hospital and college where she was also an instructor, counselor and Human Resource Coordinator. She has been a talk show host with affiliates of ABC and is an expert resource to such media as CBS, MSNBC, USA Today, Prevention, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and many others. Both her B.S. and M.S.Ed are from the University of Wisconsin. Edie is a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) which is the highest earned mark of excellence awarded by the National Speakers Association to fewer than 8% of its membership worldwide, thus promising an engaging and entertaining delivery of tools and techniques to creating a safe school environment.