William Kist, PhD, is professor emeritus of education at Kent State University. Bill has been working with schools and educators on national and international levels for 20 years, focusing on the areas of integrating technology, teaching online, and using high-yield instructional strategies, particularly in urban settings. A sought-out speaker, Bill has presented for both education associations and entertainment conventions such as the Denver Comic-Con and the Pop Culture Association. An author of over 50 articles, Curating a Literacy Life is Bill’s fifth book. He can be found online at williamkist.com and on Twitter: @williamkist.