Emily Cherkin, The Screentime Consultant, is a nationally and internationally recognized consultant who has worked with families and schools for over fteen-years. She has been featured in The New York Times, on The Today Show, Good Morning, America, Australia’s “Weekend Today”, Sirius XM Radio, on parenting blogs such as Fatherly.com and ParentMap.org, and she writes regularly for
Emily also consults privately with parent clients, facilitates group workshops, and offers school presentations that take a “tech-intentional” approach to screentime challenges. In addition to a fteen-year teaching career, Emily is part of two national working groups for the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood's Children's Screen Time Action Network, a graduate of the Leading Women in Technology's Women in Leadership Program (WILPower), and a Supporting Voice Member for EverySchool.org.
Emily lives, breathes, and struggles with today's screentime challenges as a smartphone owner, a husband who works in the tech industry, and as a mom to a 12-year-old and a 9-
year-old. She is currently working on a parenting book about screentime.