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. She was awarded 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 also serves on the serves on the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee.
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.