Passionate about libraries . maker education . innovation . edtech . leadership . student entrepreneurship . information literacy . making connections .


Heather Lister, M.Ed, is an  international speaker and blogger on the topics of maker education, educational technology, and innovative leadership. Formerly a school librarian, Heather is the Director of Maker Education with Mackin Educational Resources. Heather is a certified library media specialist, instructional technology specialist, and a certified K-12 administrator. 

As a connected educator, Heather is a mentor for Year in the Making, an Advisory Board member for the Transform Your School Library (TYSL) initiative, a Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Star educator, a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator, and a Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. She is also a certified Makey Makey Trainer and an instructor for the Bureau of Education and Research. She is the President-Elect for ISTE’s Librarians Network.