Maker Ed Announces Launch of New “Professional Development” Category in Online Resource Library

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Announces Launch of New “Professional Development” Category in Online Resource Library This offering of free resources, both curated and original, aims to fill the growing needs of maker educators seeking opportunities for further professional enrichment. Oakland, CA, October 31, 2016 Maker Ed’s online Resource Library, originally launched in 2014, serves as […]

Maker Ed Partners with the Boy Scouts’ Exploring Program and Cognizant to Expand Opportunities for Making to Youth

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Partners with the Boy Scouts’ Exploring Program and Cognizant to Expand Opportunities for Making to Youth Partnership will expand the reach and impact of Maker Ed’s Young Makers program.  OAKLAND, CA, Oct. 7, 2016 Maker Ed is excited to announce a unique partnership with The Boy Scouts of America’s Exploring program and […]

Maker Ed Organizes Education Forum and Education Stage at World Maker Faire, Announces Launch of Professional Development Course Offerings and New Research Findings on the Needs of Maker Educators

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Organizes Education Forum and Education Stage at World Maker Faire, Announces Launch of Professional Development Course Offerings and New Research Findings on the Needs of Maker Educators New research findings indicate that there may be a trend towards incorporating making in K-12 settings. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2016 The Maker Education […]

Maker Ed and Digital Promise Announce Progress on Maker Promise

PRESS RELEASE Over 1,400 Schools Sign the Maker Promise to Grow America’s Nation of Makers Washington, D.C., Friday, June 17, 2016 – Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in education, and Maker Ed, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering educators to facilitate engaging learning experiences with youth through maker education, today announced […]

Digital Promise and Maker Ed Launch the Maker Promise

PRESS RELEASE Digital Promise and Maker Ed Launch the Maker Promise Washington, D.C., March 9, 2016 — Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in education, and Maker Ed, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering educators to facilitate meaningful learning experiences with youth, today launched the Maker Promise. Announced by the White House […]

Maker Ed to Expand its Work on Building Maker Educator Community

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed To Expand its Work on Building Maker Educator Community Maker Ed Receives Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Strengthen Connections Between Maker Educators Oakland, Calif., January 2016: Responding to an ever-present need among maker educators to connect and learn from one another, Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed), with […]

Maker Ed Launches New Youth Makerspace Resources

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Launches New Youth Makerspace Resources New resources include a Youth Makerspace Playbook and a Spaces and Places category on Maker Ed’s Resource Library Oakland, CA: September, 2015 Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) is launching a series of new resources to provide context and support for those looking to create and sustain […]

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 […]

Maker Ed Selected for Google RISE Award to Engage Underrepresented Youth in Computer Science Education

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PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Selected for Google RISE Award to Engage Underrepresented Youth in Computer Science Education Award will Support Maker Ed’s Young Makers Program To Offer New CS-Related Opportunitie Oakland, CA, February, 2015: Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) is thrilled to announce that it is a recipient of the 2015 Google RISE Award, a […]