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Kristina Holzweiss

Bayshore Middle School
School Library Media Specialist, Presenter, Author, Professional Developer
Kristina Holzweiss is a school library media specialist at Bay Shore Middle School, as well as a presenter, author, and professional developer. In 2015, she was named the School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal and Scholastic. She also received the Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award by NYSCATE and the Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation in Technology Award by the Long Island Technology Summit. Kristina believes in hands-on learning through makerspaces, and is the Founder and Director ofSLIME – Students of Long Island Maker Expo. She moderates a Voxer group for educators interested in bringing makerspaces, project-based learning, and Genius Hour programs into their libraries and classrooms. Kristina blogs atbunheadwithducttape.com, and is an active member of educational communities through twitter at @lieberrian.