Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Kristina A. Holzweiss is an award-winning, highly experienced school librarian. Kristina was named the School Library Journal Librarian of the Year, recognized as a National School Board "20 to Watch" emerging education technology leader and as a Library Journal "Mover & Shaker." She has also been the the winner of the Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award.
Kristina is a dynamic international speaker and the author of two series of makerspace books published by Scholastic and is the co-author of Hacking School Libraries: 10 Ways to Incorporate Library Media Centers into Your Learning Community. She is also the author of School Library Tips, Tools, and Timesavers to Increase Student Interest and Lighten Your Workload, the extensive digital resource handbook you will receive.
Kristina's seminar is highly practical and filled with creative, innovative strategies you can use with your students and colleagues immediately
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"I have learned so much today! Thank you Kristina for sharing all those wonderful digital tools and showing us how to use them. I am excited to incorporate them in my media literacy classes in the next school year."
– Hamidah Buang, Media Specialist
"This was one of the best library seminars I've attended. So much information and very personalized. Kristina did a wonderful job."
– Diane Hassler, IT & Media Services Coordinator
"Kristina was an outstanding and dynamic presenter. All of her information was very helpful!"
– Lyndie Glidewell, Librarian
"Kristina was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about her work, and it shined through during the day. She made sure everyone got something out of the seminar by continually asking questions and checking with the participants. Thank you for a terrific day!"
– John Lohn, Media Specialist
"This was fun and engaging. Lots of ideas; I always feel like I know a lot, but I learned many new things! I have great ideas to start with tomorrow and some fun and meaningful ideas to solve some challenges I was thinking about for next year, too."
– Holly Thompson, Library/Media Specialist
"Kristina was so generous and energetic! She shared SO many resources!"
– Ellen Arapakos, Librarian