Kristen Mattson

Library Media Specialist, Indian Prairie School District 204

Presenter Biography

Dr. Kristen Mattson is a high school library media specialist and former English teacher with a passion for digital citizenship, media and information literacy education. When she is not supporting the staff and students at her school, Kristen works as an adjunct professor in the University of Illinois iSchool and consults and speaks as a Future Ready Librarian. Kristen’s research interests lie at the intersection of technology and humanity, and how educators approach said topics with students through curriculum. She is the author of “Digital Citizenship in Action: Empowering Students to Engage in Online Communities” (ISTE, 2017) and has contributed various articles and book chapters to project surrounding digital citizenship, school libraries, and media and information literacy.

Additional Qualifications

Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education
Master’s of Science in Instructional Design; certificate in school library media
Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Leadership
Winner of the AATC John Laska Dissertation of the Year Award (2017)
Winner of the ISTE Emerging Leader Award (2018)
Presentations and workshops at various state and national conferences including ISTE, AASL, and FETC. Featured speaker at MASL (2017), Keynote speaker at AATC (2020)

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$400 - $1200