Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Linda J. Dougherty is an award-winning library media specialist and an outstanding library and educational technology conference presenter. Recognized as a Google Certified Educator, she currently serves on the ISTE Librarian Network Professional Development Committee. She has presented at state and international conferences (ISTE Librarian Digital Playground) on tech applications, teacher collaboration, information literacy, digital citizenship, and social media networking for school librarians.

She is the author What’s NEW for SCHOOL LIBRARIES: Best NEW Tools, Resources and Strategies for Creating an Exemplary SCHOOL LIBRARY Program, the comprehensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Linda is known for her innovative, practical ways for making the most out of the resources you have. Join Linda for a day filled with proven, easy-to-implement ideas that will make your library programs more effective.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“I recognized Linda Dougherty’s name on the brochure and immediately registered for her seminar. I knew that I would take home wonderful resources and ideas for my library.”

Perfect way to jumpstart an update to my school library programs - new ideas for every level of expertise.”

“Linda not only shows us new applications but also gives us ideas on how to use them in lesson planning.”

I really appreciate having time to ‘play’ with new applications with Linda by my side to help if I don’t understand the next step.”

Linda shares so much but understands that we should take just one objective and make it our own! Plan for today and next year.”

“Linda gives us practical ideas to share with our teachers and students.”

“Thank you for giving me a longer ‘to-do’ list. I can’t wait to start working on it when I get back to my library.”

“Tutorials, guided instruction ‘cheat sheets’ and presentation slides … perfect way for me to process what I learned today.”

“Linda provided resources and interactive activities that I can adapt for my students and teachers.”