William Kist

William Kist

William Kist, PhD, is a full professor at Kent State University. A former middle and high school English teacher and language arts and social studies curriculum supervisor, he has become a sought-after consultant.

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William Kist

William Kist, PhD, is a full professor at Kent State University. A former middle and high school English teacher and language arts and social studies curriculum supervisor, he has become a sought-after consultant and trainer for school districts across the US, primarily in the area of 21st century classrooms.

With years of experience in imaginatively using instructional technology himself, Dr. Kist has also described the new media uses of teachers across the globe in his books and in more than 50 articles. His additional expertise in curriculum mapping and performance assessment has been used by the National Council of Teachers of English and Ohio Department of Education. For his expertise on 21st century classrooms, Dr. Kist has been interviewed by U.S. News and World Report, The Observer (UK), Education Week's Digital Directions, and Tech & Learning Magazine.

Dr. Kist holds a PhD in curriculum and instruction from Kent State University. He received a master of arts in educational administration and a bachelor of arts in secondary education from the University of Akron.

Presentation titles by William Kist

  • Getting Aligned with College Expectations: Bridging the Gaps
  • Writing Workshop in a Digital Age
  • Blended and Online Learning
  • Building a Personal Learning Network for You and Your Students
  • Motivating the Unmotivated Adolescent Reader
  • Using Social Networking to Collaborate Across the Hall and Across the World
  • Curriculum Audits