Karen Kliegman is the library media/educational technology specialist and webmaster at Searingtown School, a K-5 elementary school in New York. She is also an adjunct professor at Long Island University in their educational technology graduate program and library information science program. She is a professional development instructor for the Herricks School District, focusing on educational technology professional development courses. She has been a teacher-editor for MidLink Magazine, an Award-Winning, nonprofit educational project, sponsored by NC State University, and the University of Central Florida. In 2008, Karen became a Google Certified Teacher. In 2011, Karen was named School Librarian of the Year by the Nassau BOCES School Library System.
Her educational work on the web has received top honors from Inspiration, Teacher's Network, ISTE, and Cablevision's Power to Learn. Additionally, she was named Surfaquarium Top Online Educator in 2006. She was selected as a finalist in the 2007 Global Junior Challenge and in the 2004 Global Schoolnet Competition.
Karen has given sessions at many conferences, including FETC, NECC, SLMS, NSBA and Library Connections.
Connect with Karen by visiting her blog, Wired Librarian, or Classroom 2.0, Library 2.0, or at Twitter!