Jennifer J. Sturge

Jennifer J. Sturge

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Jennifer Sturge is an adjunct professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool) at the University of Maryland.  Jennifer Joined the iSchool in 2018. Jennifer is a member of the Maryland Association of School Librarians, serves on the Awards Committee and is a member of the Executive Board, serving as Member at Large.  She is also a member of the American Library Association and the American Association of School Librarians, writing a monthly blog for ALA’s Programming Librarian website with high school librarian, Donna Mignardi. Jennifer’s writing has been published in School Library Journal and Knowledge Quest and she considers herself a life long learner who wants to share her passion for libraries with the world.  She firmly believes that the library is the largest classroom inside and outside of the school; and that every student and staff member should feel welcome in our school libraries.  Jennifer is a 2017-2018 Lilead Fellow and considers herself fortunate to be able to work with librarians and libraries; with people and places where students are encouraged to pursue their interest and books and technology exist hand in hand.  


Collaboration in school libraries between classroom educators and school libraries. 


  • Lilead Fellow, 2017-2018
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Administration and Supervision, Towson University
  • Master’s of School Library and Instructional Technology, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Special Education, Clarion University of Pennsylvania


Maryland State Technology Leader of the Year, 2019