Lynne Herr, PhD, is a technology-focused professional development specialist. She also teaches graduate courses in technology leadership and skill development. Dr. Herr was a K–12 school technology director for 10 years.
In 2011, Dr. Herr cofounded the Great Plains Google Summit. She also cofounded and led successful statewide technology boot camps for K–12 school administrators for five years. She has been awarded multiple state and federal grants to incorporate technology tools into content areas ranging from science to physical fitness. Dr. Herr has served as an invited reviewer for federal technology challenge grants, HP Technology for Teaching Grants, International Society for Technology in Education professional development proposals, and Florida Educational Technology Conference proposals.
She is a member of the Nebraska Council of School Administrators and a member (and former president) of the Nebraska Educational Technology Association Board, where she oversees regional contests to showcase model classroom technology projects and chairs federal advocacy efforts. She has served as elected cochair of the Nebraska PD organization.
Dr. Herr earned a BA in English from Nebraska Wesleyan University, an MA in English (business and technical communication) from Iowa State University, and a PhD in teaching and learning (administration, curriculum, and instruction) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.