Mackin Learning honors the brilliance that strong educators, like you, bring to the table and provides motivating frameworks to help you transform how you teach. We listen to your goals and provide guidance in your pursuit to achieve them.
Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Ed.D.
Director of Learning and Development and Literacy Consultant
Dr. Jen McCarty Plucker aims to support individuals in personal, team, and professional growth. Jen facilitates virtual and onsite professional learning workshops with teachers in
Lindsay Simmons, M.A.
Maker Education Consultant
Lindsay works to help schools navigate the world of maker education. Lindsay supports schools across the country in finding the right tools for their makerspace, and she also provides professional development for new makerspace
MackinVIA Learning Specialist
Amy helps teachers and librarians utilize MackinVIA effectively in their classrooms and school libraries. Through virtual and on-site professional development, she guides educators in using the tools within MackinVIA to increase accessibility, support student inquiry and independent reading, and enhance classroom
Kia Heise, Ph.D.
Mackin Learning Consultant
Dr. Kia Heise earned her doctorate in sociology from the University of Minnesota. Before joining Mackin Learning, she taught sociology courses at the college level in Los Angeles and the Twin
Tess supports Mackin Learning and Publisher Relations at Mackin. She is currently working on her masters in Library Media and has several years experience as an educator and a Media Specialist