About Jacie Maslyk

Jacie Maslyk, EdD has served in public education over the last 22 years as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, elementary school principal, and assistant superintendent.  A successful school leader, she was recognized as a National Distinguished Principal finalist in Pennsylvania in 2013 and 2014.  She served as an Editorial Advisor for the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Principal Magazine and has published a number of articles on school leadership, literacy, STEAM education, and the Maker Movement.  In 2015, she was awarded the Frank S. Manchester Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals (PAESSP).  She is the author of STEAM Makers; Fostering Creating and Innovation in the Elementary Classroom (2016) which focuses on the stories of early STEAM and Maker implementation in schools. She moderates the monthly #STEAMMakerChat inspired by the topics in the book. Jacie is also the author of the ISTE book Connect to Lead: Power Up Your Learning Network to Move Your School Forward (2019) and the upcoming book Remaking Literacy: Innovative Instructional Strategies for Maker Learning (2019).  Jacie consults with school districts across the country and has presented nationally and internationally.