Kristina A. Holzweiss is a high school ed tech librarian on Long Island, New York. She shares ideas and resources about her school library and makerspaces on her website bunheadwithducttape.com.
Her author website is kristinaholzweiss.com. Kristina was named the School Library Journal Librarian of the Year in 2015, a National School Board 2016 - 2017 "20 to Watch" emerging education technology leader, and a 2018 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She is also the winner of the 2015 NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award and 2015 Long Island Technology Summit Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation Award.
In 2015 Kristina founded SLIME - Students of Long Island Maker Expo (slimemakerexpo.com) where schools, libraries, museums, nonprofit organizations, civic associations, and educational companies can celebrate creativity and innovation. She is a founding member of the Nation of Makers.
Kristina is an international speaker on the libraries and the Maker Movement, and has presented at conferences including ISTE, AASL, ALA, and NYSCATE. In 2016 she was invited to represent Long Island, NY in Washington, D.C. during the National Week of Making. Kristina is the author of two series of Scholastic makerspace books (True Books and I Can Make), STEM books (My First Book of Trains and My First Book of Airplanes), and the co-author of Hacking School Libraries. She is also the creator of The School Library Planner.