Bob Higgins has been in education for over 40 years, first as a teacher and administrator in both public and private schools, and later as an education consultant and program manager for the Calhoun Intermediate School District. During the last 11 years of his career at Calhoun ISD, he was an educator-on-loan to the Michigan Department of Education, where he served as the safe schools consultant, pandemic coordinator, crisis management team member, and a project director for several United States Department of Education grants.
Mr. Higgins received his bachelor's degree in Secondary Education, and his master's degree in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University. He also did post-graduate work at the University of Michigan studying education law. He also holds certifications in critical incident stress debriefing and transformative conferencing (restorative justice).
Mr. Higgins is a member of the Michigan School-Justice Partnership, Education Law Association, and Phi Delta Kappa.