• Writer, Library Goddess www.valeriebyrdfort.com - Author of blog posts pertaining mostly to literacy.

• 2017 – 2018, Writer, Columbia SC Moms Blog (http://columbiasc.citymomsblog.com/) - Author of posts mostly pertaining to literacy (directed to parents) for children of all ages.

Articles include:

    • May 2018 and 2019 - “Ultimate Guide to Summer Reading Programs”
    • April 2018 - “10 Things You May Not Know About Your School Library”
    • November 2017 – “Reading With Your 6 – 9 Year Old”
    • August 2017 – “Reading With Your 3 – 6 Year Old”
    • June 2017 – “Reading With Your 3 and Under Child”

• Book Reviewer, School Library Connection

• Writer, School Library Messenger (SCASL publication) - Author of articles pertaining to the interests of school library media specialists in the state of South Carolina.

• Literacy Links, January 2005 “Working with Your Literacy Coach, “Author

• “BeSS won't Go There: a research report on filtering Software,” Current Studies in Librarianship 7-19 (2001) Research report with Jessica Felker and Allison Duncan.

• 2019 “You Need Diverse Books! Promoting Diversity in Children’s Literature in your School Library – Grades K – 5” SCASL Regional Workshop

• 2019 “Community Outreach: How to Build Partnerships, Increase Reading Engagement and HAVE FUN1” SCASL Conference

• 2019 “Selecting Reading Materials for All Ages” SCASL Book Award Committee

• Guest, Elementary Librarian Podcast. “Collaborating with Other Librarians with Valerie Byrd Fort and Betsy Long.”

• 2018 “Reignite Passion for Reading.” SCASL Conference

• 2017 “Teamwork makes the DREAM work.” Presentation for Lexington 1 Professional Development

• 2015 “Simple MakerSpaces.” Presentation to Lexington 1 School Librarians

• 2012 “ReimagineED.” Presentation to Lexington 1 School Librarians and Technology Integration Specialists

• 2007 MySpace Uncovered Panelist Richland Library

• 2007 “Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, Oh My!” ETV Professional Development Conference

• 2006 “Why Blog? Why Podcast? Why Not?!” SCASL Conference