Welcome To Jedlie.com, Home of America’s Favorite Family & Motivational Illusion Shows

Jedlie is the Only Former Social Worker Presenting Research Based, Totally Interactive School Assembly Programs

fav 1 croppedSince 1983 motivational speaker Jed Doherty has brought a smile to over a million faces as the stage character Jedlie. Families are thrilled with his interactive story telling, comedy, and illusions. Educators and students have been empowered to be respectful, kind, cooperative and inclusive.

“Jedlie’s show is wonderful! The kids & teachers really enjoyed the magic and were inspired by his message.”   Mrs Laura Kastner, PTO, Ross School, Braintree, MA

“Jedlie’s show supported our mission to provide a safe and caring learning environment for all of our students”. Mrs Mary Maloney, Principal, St Rose of Lima School, Newtown, CT

atlanta group cropped“Students and teachers loved the show. Not only was it entertaining, it also delivered a wonderful and positive message. Students were amazed by the tricks but more importantly the next day they were reminding each other of Jedlie’s message to be kind and respectful to each other. It was wonderful.”  Lisa Jones, School Counselor, Dryden School, Springfield, MA

connectfest dugoutMeet Jed Doherty – Jedlie is one of the nation’s most exciting school show performers. He uses positive reinforcement, storytelling, illusions, comedy, music and dance to motivate audiences to make healthy choices, build safe schools, stand up for one another and to be inclusive. Read More…


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Live Show Booking Information – Jedlie is one of the most respected and popular school and family show entertainers in America. Educators, parents and students all love the way Jedlie brings students on stage and transforms them into the star of his show. Please click here to learn how to book one of our exciting shows. Read More…

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We Choose Respect ParentCast – For over 30 years Jedlie has taken to the stage to inspire audiences. In July of 2015 Jedlie debuted the We Choose Respect Parentcast, an internet radio show / podcast that will use the power of technology to bring parents the information and support they need to help their kids grow to be happy, healthy and respectful. And at least once each month Jedlie will debut a fun, original inspirational song for kids. This WCR ParentCast spent most of the Summer of 2015 at the number one spot on iTunes New and Noteworthy list.  Click here to join our fast growing worldwide audience…

Free Resources

Free Guide For Parents – Be sure to download our free resource for parents – “Six Great Tips To Help Kids Choose Respect” – Click here to download

Free Magic And Activity Booklet – Your kids will love our free WE Choose Respect Magic Book. Download this free book to help your kids learn how to levitate a cup!!! – Click here to download

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