Uniquely Qualified Instructor
As an experienced school librarian, Kristen Mattson has had many opportunities to work with a wide range of students, teachers and librarians. A sought-after conference presenter and on a variety of school library topics, Kristen encourages librarians to make libraries student-centered, collaborative environments where students are enabled to be strong readers and users of information. She is the author of Best Strategies to Increase the Effectiveness and Impact of Your SCHOOL LIBRARY PROGRAM (Grades K-12), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Kristen's presentations are energizing, relevant, and equipped with a wealth of practical plans and resources ready for immediate implementation!
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Dr. Mattson covered a wide span of topics and supplied a variety of high quality
resources that I can put to use immediately! Thank you for the time and thoughtfulness
put into helping librarians stay relevant. It is not easy to keep up with all that is changing in
our world, for teachers or students, and these resources and activities will help our students
develop and practice the skills they need."
Alyssa Eisner, School Library Media Specialist
"So many great resources and ready-to-use ideas! It will take me some time to digest all of it
but really has my mind thinking of new ways to work with students and faculty."
Debbie Hubler, Library Media Specialist
"SOOOO many resources!"
Jenna Moore, Media Specialist