MEDIA SPECIALIST / LIBRARIAN
2017 LIBRARY JOURNAL MOVER & SHAKER
ED TECH LEADERSHIP DOCTORAL CANDIDATE
AASL'S SOCIAL MEDIA SUPERSTAR
CO-FOUNDER OF EDCAMP URBAN
Krista Welz is a Library Media Specialist/Librarian in North Bergen High School, New Jersey. Being a lifelong resident of her town, she also worked for the town's public library for seven years as the Children’s Librarian. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and co-founder of Edcamp Urban. In 2018, she was selected as a recipient of the Executive Women of New Jersey's (EWNJ) Presidential Scholarship Award.
In 2017, she was awarded North Bergen High School's Educational Services Professional of the Year, Library Journal's 2017 Mover & Shaker Educator, and was awarded as a Tech Troubadour Social Media Superstar from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).
Krista is currently a doctoral candidate in the Educational Technology Leadership Program at New Jersey City University. She is also an adjunct faculty member for the Educational Technology & Literacy Education Departments. She specializes in technology integration in schools and libraries. She is a graphic, web & game designer. Krista is currently working on a library consortium mobile app and plans to design a library-based time management mobile game.
Krista provides technological Professional Development for teachers in the North Bergen School District. She also reviews literature and apps for School Library Journal. Krista is a New Jersey Makers Day Board Member and serves on the Mackin TYSL Advocacy Board and AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee. She has won her high school's Media Center several grants, including YALSA book giveaways and James Patterson/Scholastic Reading Club's Save School Libraries grant. To learn more about Krista and her work follow her on Twitter @kristawelz or contact her here.
Edtech Giants - Cohort 4
I am an Edtech Giant and part of Cohort 4 of New Jersey City University's Educational Technology Leadership Doctoral Program. www.edtechgiants.com
Doctorate Program in Educational Technology Leadership at New Jersey City University
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