Dr. Jodi Maker began teaching in Okaloosa County School District in 2002. She joined the Niceville High School staff in 2004 after spending two years with the Okaloosa Blended School. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Education and Human Development from University of North Dakota and in 2009 was named UND’s Alumni of the Year. Dr. Maker completed both her Masters in Educational Leadership with emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction and her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Instructional Technology from the University of West Florida. She lives in Niceville with her husband and two daughters.