Passionate about teaching and learning, Jacie has served in public education for 20 years. An early implementer of STEAM and Making in schools, she currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent in the Hopewell Area School District and leads the movement for creativity and innovation in Beaver County with the establishment of the Innovation Learning Consortium.
Jacie Maslyk, EdD has worked in public education as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, elementary school principal and Director of Elementary Education. She is currently the Assistant Superintendent in the Hopewell Area School District. A successful school leader, she was recognized as a National Distinguished Principal finalist in Pennsylvania in 2013 and 2014.
Jacie has presented at the local, state, and national level on many topics, including STEAM and the Maker Movement. 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 Response to Intervention and Instruction, school leadership, the Common Core, 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 also the author of STEAMMakers; Fostering Creating and Innovation in the Elementary Classroom, a book that features many schools and organizations within the Remake Learning Network. A part of Remake Learning’s Expanding Innovation Project, Jacie is currently collaborating with educators from Quaker Valley and Propel Schools to build teacher leadership capacity around innovation. She is also working with the Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit and Beaver County school district to establish a network of organizations who support creativity and innovative practices in schools.