Andi McNair

Andi McNair is the Digital Innovation Specialist at ESC Region 12 in Waco, TX. Before working at the center, she taught elementary and gifted/talented students at a small rural school in Texas. Andi was in the classroom for a total of 16 years before pursuing her passion to change education by giving educators practical ways to create experiences that will engage and empower this generation of learners. Andi has spoken at many conferences and education service centers, and has worked with many school districts to provide innovative learning experiences for their students. She was named one of the Top People in Education to Watch in 2016 by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences. Andi’s first book, Genius Hour: Passion Projects That Ignite Innovation and Student Inquiry, is winner of the 2019 Teachers’ Choice Award for Professional Development.