executive administrator of digital INNOVATION
jefferson county public SCHOOLs (ky)
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, and passionately serves schools and districts across Kentucky to leverage the power of digital tools to “work smarter not harder” for kids. Heather began her career as a middle school teacher, led as a library media specialist, and then as a vice principal of culture and innovation. Her former school, Thomas Nelson High School, is widely recognized as one of the most forward-thinking schools in the state of Kentucky. Heather is a co-founder of #EdCampKy and 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. She currently serves as the Executive Administrator of Digital Innovation for Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, KY and as an online/virtual consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education.