Partners

Regional Hubs

Through the 2016-2017 academic year, the Making Spaces program will have 10 participating hubs that will each work with 5 to 10 regional schools, creating a national resource network.

Current hubs include:

  1. Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Maker Ed – Oakland, CA (will work virtually with non-co-located schools)
  3. The Scott Family Amazeum – Bentonville, AR
  4. KID Museum – Bethesda, MD
  5. Edventure Children’s Museum – Columbia, SC
  6. Montshire Museum of Science – Norwich, VT
  7. Albemarle County Public School District – Charlottesville, VA
  8. Digital Youth Network at DePaul University – Chicago, IL
  9. San Mateo County Office of Education – Redwood City, CA
  10. The Bubbler at Madison Public Library – Madison, WI

Program Partners

Making Spaces: Expanding Maker Education Across the Nation is a partnership between Google (Making & Science), Maker Ed, and Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.

About Google’s Making & Science

Making & Science is an initiative from Google to inspire future scientists and makers. Learn more about their programs, events, media, and the new Science Journal app at makingscience.withgoogle.com.

About Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh welcomes more than 302,500 visitors annually and provides “real stuff” experiences for play, learning and fun. The Museum’s permanent exhibit MAKESHOP® was built in 2011 to create a space for children and families to make, play and design using the same materials, tools and processes used by professional artists, builders, programmers and creators of all kinds. The Museum’s maker-focused initiatives include serving as a Maker Corps site for the Maker Education Initiative, Mobile MAKESHOP, Youth Maker workshops, MAKEnight (21+) events and presenting Maker Faire Pittsburgh 2015 and 2016. For more information, visit www.pittsburghkids.org and follow @pghkids.