B.A., English, Hope College
M.L.I.S., Rutgers University
Katie Klein was a middle and high school media specialist for ten years and holds professional educator certification as a school librarian in South Carolina. She is a research assistant for an IMLS funded study on the impact of identity on library workers' routines. Katie has taught ISCI 742: Curricular Role of the School Librarian as an adjunct. She is a member of ALA, ALISE, AASL, and IASL, SCASL. She serves on the LRRT Steering Committee, AASL Professional Learning Committee, and SCASL Legislative Committee.
2023 - AASL Research Grant for “’What Library?’ A Survey of Charter School Leaders About School Library Services” (published in School Libraries Worldwide June 2023).
2023 - ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award
school libraries; open educational resources; digital privacy