Library Media Specialist/Librarian, North Bergen High School, NJ
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.
This year, she has been awarded North Bergen High School’s Educational Services Professional of the Year and Library Journal’s 2017 Mover & Shaker Educator. In March 2017, she 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 specializes in technology integration in schools and libraries. Krista provides technological Professional Development for teachers in the North Bergen School District. She also is a New Jersey Makers Day Board Member. 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.
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