Nicholas Provenzano is a Technology Coordinator and Makerspace Director at University Liggett School in Michigan. He is also an author, makerspace builder, international keynote speaker, and consultant. He writes on his website, TheNerdyTeacher.com, Edutopia.org, as well as many other prominent educational websites. He has been featured on CNN.com, Education Week, and other media outlets. In 2013, he was awarded the Technology Teacher of the Year by MACUL and ISTE.
Nicholas is a Google Certified Innovator, ASCD Emerging Leader, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, and a TEDEd Innovative Educator. His best-selling books, Your Starter Guide to Makerspaces and The Maker Mentality can be found on Amazon. He also hosts The Maker Mentality Podcast which can be found on Anchor.fm and other podcasting sites. Nicholas loves sharing plenty of nerdy things on Twitter and Instagram at @TheNerdyTeacher.