Nick Schiner is the Digital Promise Learning Experience Manager and Senior Manager of Maker Learning. In this role, he works to empower educators to create equitable opportunities for maker learning experiences for all learners.
Prior to joining Digital Promise, Nick began his journey in education as a Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) fourth and fifth grade teacher, before moving into a technology integration specialist role. Most recently, Nick served as Team Leader for the BCPS Innovative Teaching & Learning team, working to establish a maker learning presence in each of the system’s 170+ schools. In this role, he spearheaded the creation of the BCPS Mobile Innovation Lab – a mobile makerspace providing innovative learning experiences throughout the community – and the BCPS Makes Lending Library, a free centralized repository of maker tools and professional development materials available to staff and students. As a contributor to the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Development Board’s Computer Science Education and Professional Development Findings Report, Nick worked to advocate for increased computer science instruction and professional development throughout the state.
Nick holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Towson University, Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from Johns Hopkins University, and Maryland Administration I certificate.
Nick leads Remake Learning’s Maker Learning Collaborative working group.