What’s Happening, May & June 2015

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Welcome back to our ongoing series highlighting “What’s Happening” at our Maker VISTA sites. Each monthly post will quickly introduce what our subsites have been up to during the past month (or two!), and include a link for more information. Maker VISTA is dedicated to eradicating poverty and supports Maker Ed’s mission for all youth […]

VISTAGrad, July 2015

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This July, seven of our Maker VISTA Members will be concluding their 365 days of service. Our Maker VISTA members have exhibited passion, commitment and hard work by confronting poverty through collaborative development of organizational, administrative and financial capacity for their host organizations. Maker VISTA members worked onsite with their partner organization to foster collective […]

Maker Ed Contributes to the National Week of Making, Announced by White House

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Contributes to the National Week of Making, Announced by White House Maker Ed launches campaign to gather support for making from leaders at schools and districts nationwide, hosts a making workshop for educators, and participates in key events Washington, D.C., June, 2015: Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) is thrilled to contribute […]

Maker Ed Announces Maker Certification for Its Maker Corps Program

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PRESS RELEASE: Maker Ed Announces Maker Certification for Its Maker Corps Program Maker Ed partners with Sonoma State University and the CSU Chancellor’s Office to offer a Maker Certificate to participants of the Maker Corps program. Oakland, CA, June 1, 2015: In close partnership with Sonoma State University (SSU), Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed)’s Maker Corps […]