About M. Andrew Burr and Dr. Robert L. Heichberger

All articles from December 27, 2009 and on are written by only Dr. Robert L. Heichberger

Through the past fifty-four years, Dr. Robert L. Heichberger has been a teacher, public school administrator, university administrator and college professor. Currently, he is a distinguished professor emeritus in leadership and public policy at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Mr. M. Andrew Burr is an honors graduate student in economics and a successful entrepreneur in a number of successful business enterprises.

Dr. Heichberger has served as Dean of Professional Studies, Executive Assistant to the President and Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in School Administration all at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Further, he has worked with over 300 doctoral students at SUNY Buffalo, Walden University and Capella University. He developed and served as Director of the Ph.D. Program in Leadership and Administration at Capella University. Many of his advisees are now well known and successful school superintendents and public leadership personnel.Earlier in his professional career, Dr. Heichberger served as an administrator with the East Aurora Public Schools in East Aurora, New York. He is a well known author and motivational speaker. He served as the creator, producer and moderator of the radio show. Focus on Education. and has written and produced nine educational films.

Currently, Dr. Heichberger and M. Andrew Burr are serving as leadership, public policy and organizational consultants to school boards, administrative groups, municipal officials, business leaders, and community organizations. They specialize in developmental strategies in. strategic planning, conflict management, grantsmanship, constituent educational partnering, keys to effective trusteeship, professional career mobility and they serve as a consultant team in executive searches. Dr. Heichberger and Mr. Burr are weekly newspaper columnists on national, world and current affairs.

Mr. Burr holds academic honors in economics and is specializing in economic theory and practice with a particular interest in international economics. Currently, he is a graduate student at the State University at Buffalo, New York. He is a most successful business entrepreneur. He adds considerable strength to the writing and consultant team with his command of knowledge in economics, issues of public policy, political theory and dynamics. It is true; there is a fairly wide generational separation of these two teamed-up consultants. But therein is the unique creative strength of these two columnists. the bridging of the generational gap.which is the vibrancy and dynamism of the Heichberger/Burr team and contributes greatly to their writing and consultant venture. They are the authors of a book FIVE YEARS ON THE CUTTING EDGE: From Our Perspective 2003-2008 published by Townhall Press.