Introducing Jan Schmitz, Maker Ed’s Office Manager

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Hello from my desk at Maker Ed offices…right on the edge of Emeryville and Oakland. Literally. My left foot and right foot can be in different cities under my desk! Before applying for the Office Manager job here this past spring, I had not heard of the maker education movement. When I began to understand […]

Introducing Tiffany Y’vonne, Maker Ed’s New Program Manager

  Greetings Maker Ed Community and Visitors- It is a pleasure to introduce myself by letter and make your acquaintance. My gathered thoughts are snippets I send to you––a nod to the passing art of letter writing––for the personal note of which I strive in community. Consider this a personal invite to my mind of […]

Who is Jeremy…

Hello Maker World, I’m Jeremy, the “middle child” of the three new staff members of the Maker Ed Family.  I am truly happy to be joining Maker Ed as the first VISTA Leader.  You may be thinking, what’s a VISTA?  Good question!  AmeriCorps VISTAs are individuals dedicated to eliminating poverty within the United States.  We […]

Introduction to Stephanie Chang

Hi everyone! I’m Stephanie Chang, and I have the honor of being Maker Ed’s Director of Youth Engagement. I also have a confession to make: I am 4-5 months late writing this introduction because I got caught up in everything wonderful happening at Maker Ed, and like any project – whether a wooden desk, a […]