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


Heather Lister, M.Ed, is an international speaker and blogger on the topics of maker education, educational technology, and innovative learning environments. Heather is the Founder and CEO of Construct Learning, LLC, a STEM and maker educational consulting group. Heather is also serving as a Senior Maker Fellow with the Foundry Makerspace in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Foundry, Heather was 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. She lives in Hershey, PA with her husband and her two children.