Heather Warrell is a champion of ruckus makers, purple cows, and those who fly close to the sun. Heather currently leads the #KYGoDigital movement in her state through which she passionately teaches schools and districts across Kentucky how to leverage the power of digital tools to “work smarter not harder” via collaborative systems of efficiency. Heather has led as a middle school teacher, library media specialist, and school leader. She is currently working on her superintendent certification at The University of Kentucky. Her former school, Thomas Nelson High School, was the original host site for EdCampKY and is widely recognized as one of the most forward-thinking schools in the state of Kentucky. Heather is a co-founder of #EdCampKy and also leads the Kentucky Online Virtual Network (KOVN) which is a coalition of district-level online course providers spanning courses across Kentucky, the nation, and world.
Along with her KYGoDigital team, she developed a Youtube Channel to provide on-demand digital workflow ideas and support for school leaders. Heather also organizes #KYGoDigital Regional Events across Kentucky which unite principal and teacher edtech leaders who CREATE – CONNECT – SHARE to further digital innovation in their regions.
Heather is a sought after keynote speaker where she passionately models the power of digital tools to revolutionize the way schools and districts collaborate. Her workshop, “Digital Workflow For School and District Leaders,” has been conducted in more than 100 school districts.