Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Cathy Andronik is well known for her presentations on outstanding books for young adults. As an experienced secondary level school librarian, one of her greatest joys has been the opportunity to share her passion for YA literature with teens, to hook them on reading and keep them coming back for more. Cathy has chaired and served on multiple selection committees for young adult book awards. For over a decade, she has also served on a variety of national book and media awards committees.

Cathy is a regular presenter at state, regional, national, and international conferences. Cathy is also the author of Best Award-Winning Young Adult Books of the Last Decade and How to Use Them in Your Program, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Join Cathy for a fast-paced day full of books your teens will love as she shares the best award-winning young adult books of the past decade.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Thank you, thank you! Cathy – you know all the good books!

“Excellent presentation. Cathy was so interesting, engaging and knowledgeable.

“Cathy was like the salesperson at the department store perfume counter, only with books. She makes me want to read, read, read!

“Wow! So many great ideas. I appreciate all the information Cathy shared about grants.”

Cathy exudes passion about uniting teens with great books. Awesome day!”

“Cathy Andronik was very well organized and her presentation was so informative.”

Thank you for sharing so many great books. Your knowledge and passion is inspiring.”

I can’t wait to get back to share these great books with my students!”

A fantastic day. I was like a kid in a candy store! Thanks Cathy for your enthusiasm and wealth of knowledge!”

“Great ideas – excellent for school librarians and teachers alike. Thank you so much!”

Very practical and easy-to-implement ideas for my library program. I’m so excited about all these books!”