Jacie Maslyk, EdD has more than two decades of experience in education. She has previously served as a teacher, reading specialist, elementary principal, and assistant superintendent.
Dr. Maslyk has presented throughout the United States and Canada on topics ranging from leadership and literacy to creativity and maker education. She has published numerous articles on topics such as principal leadership, designing effective interventions, and leading STEAM and making in schools. She is the author of three books, including Remaking Literacy: Innovative Instructional Strategies for Maker Learning, Grades K–5 and is also a featured blogger with Demco and Defined STEM.
Dr. Maslyk is a member of a number of educational organizations, including the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), the International Literacy Association (ILA), and the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). She is also a longtime member of the Pennsylvania Principals Association, which awarded her the Frank S. Manchester Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2015. In addition, Dr. Maslyk was honored as a National Distinguished Principal (NDP) in Pennsylvania in 2013 and 2014.
Dr. Maslyk earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), her master’s degree in instructional leadership from Robert Morris University, and her doctorate in curriculum and instruction from IUP.