Dr. Maslyk is the Assistant Superintendent in the Hopewell Area School District in Pennsylvania. Prior to her leadership role, she worked as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, elementary school principal, and Director of Elementary Education.
She has presented at the local, state, and national levels on many topics, including STEAM education and the Maker Movement. Active in educational organizations, she has served as an Editorial Advisor for the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Principal Magazine and published a number of articles on school leadership, the Common Core, and effective classroom instruction. Dr. Maslyk also blogs for the International Literacy Association (ILA) and volunteers on several ILA committees.
Dr. Maslyk was recognized as a National Distinguished Principal finalist in Pennsylvania in 2013 and 2014. 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 focused on incorporating hands-on learning into our instruction.
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