Maker Ed works to reach every child through the adults that shape their lives. See the impact our work has made through the stories, reports, and case studies below.


The video below tells the story of how Maker Ed’s work reached one young person and her siblings. For more stories about Maker Ed’s work, check out our blog.

Our Impact in 2016



The annual reports below provide an overview of Maker Ed’s work to reach audiences nationally.

  • 2017 Annual Report
  • 2016 Annual Report
  • 2015 Annual Report
  • 2014 Annual Report
  • 2013 Annual Report
  • 2012- 2013 Program Report

Case Studies

The following case study, “Building and Sustaining a Thriving Maker Hub,” highlights the impact that maker education has made in one city: Pittsburgh, PA. In particular, it showcases how our Maker Corps and Maker VISTA programs make a difference on a local level. To learn more about the impact of Maker Ed’s programs, check out the evaluation reports for ourĀ Maker CorpsĀ and Young Makers programs:

  • Building and Sustaining a Thriving Maker Hub
  • Young Makers 2015 Initial Report
  • Maker Corps 2015 Evaluation Report