Nicholas Provenzano is a teacher and makerspace director at University Liggett School in Michigan. He is also an author, makerspace builder, international keynote speaker, mental health advocate for teachers and students, and consultant. He writes on his website, The Nerdy Teacher, as well as for Edutopia and many other prominent educational websites. He has been featured on CNN, Education Week, and other media outlets. He has been recognized as the Technology Teacher of the Year by MACUL and ISTE. Nicholas is a Google Certified Innovator, Sphero Hero, Micro:bit Champion, ASCD Emerging Leader, Microsoft Minecraft Mentor, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, Adobe Education Leader, and TEDEd Innovative Educator. He is the author of the best-selling books Your Starter Guide to Makerspaces, The Maker Mentality, and Beyond the Poster Board. Nicholas is sharing plenty of nerdy things on Twitter and Instagram.