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BIO for Press

Gwyneth A. Jones - The Daring Librarian:

is the Future Ready Teacher Librarian & Ed Tech Leader at Murray Hill Middle School in Howard County, Maryland. She's also a blogger, a Tweeter, an International Keynote EdTech & Librarian speaker, a trope and meme archivist, creator of content, a citizen of advocacy, and a resident of social media. Gwyneth is a Google Certified Innovator, a PBS / MPT American Graduate Champion of Change, Teacher of the Year, and the author of the award winning The Daring Librarian blog. In recognition of being a change agent in her field, Ms. Jones was named an Innovator and one of 50 international Movers & Shakers 2011 by Library Journal Magazine and one of 15 Librarians to Follow on Instagram by Scholastic. She's also been named a Gale/Cengage New Leader, and the Best of the Best and a Visionary Leader by Teacher Librarian Magazine.

As a leader of Education Technology, Ms. Jones was honored to have been elected twice to the ISTE Board of Directors representing all PK-12 educators and school librarians. Her work & writings have been featured in the New York Times, NEA Today Magazine, Information Today Magazine, The Washington Post, and the Huffington Post. Admittedly, she’s also a goofball, a geek, and ridiculously humble.

During the school year, you can find her most every day at in the Library Media Center helping kids to find their favorite new book, in the #MHTVNews studio inspiring kids to be their authentic (goofy cool) selves, team teaching with other educators, supporting her administration, and at 7th grade lunch duty.

Third person aside:
My CV is here and here's an interview by Middleweb called: A Daring Middle Grades Librarian I gotta admit, Middle school is my JAM!

If you should ever need to contact me with questions or fabulous invites, you can find me on:
Internet email: gwynethanne @ gmail (dot) com (preferred)

Mailing Address
Gwyneth Jones - Library Media Center
Murray Hill Middle School
9989 Winter Sun Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723
School Phone: 410-880-5897

Photo by Adam Bellow

Shameless Swagger:
PBS / MPT American Graduate Champion 2015
Library Journal's Top 50 Movers & Shakers 2011
Teacher Librarian Magazine - Visionary Leader 2012
ISTE Board of Directors - PK-12 Representative 2010-2014
GOOGLE Certified Teacher - #GTAWA11
PBS/ MPT NTTI Teacher of the Year 2001

Stalk My Sites:
The Daring Librarian Blog, Twitter, Instagram, Slideshare, Flickr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Portfolio, Scoopit, Daring School Edublog, Google+, YouTube Channel, Top Contributor Trip Advisor, Yelp, & Virtual Steampunk Second Life 


  1. Hi you please send your Instagram

    1. Sure! It's https://www.instagram.com/thedaringlibrarian
      It's also listed on my Twitter profile & embedded several of my blog posts about Instagram - but here ya, go...whoever you are! :-)


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