• Thank You Maker VISTA Cohort I & II

    A Reflection by the Maker VISTA project director    As year two of the Maker VISTA project comes to a close, it is imperative that I take time to recognize […]

  • What’s Happening, May & June 2015

    What’s Happening, May & June 2015

    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 […]

  • VISTAGrad, July 2015

    VISTAGrad, July 2015

    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 […]

  • The Maker VISTA Project Expands

    The Maker VISTA Project Expands

    In May 2015, the Maker VISTA community will welcome four new sites and six VISTA members to join its vision in transforming education for poverty-stricken communities. The Maker VISTA Project […]

  • Hi! I’m Chloe

    Hi! I’m Chloe

      I can’t tell you how many times my roommate of 5 years now has said to me, “You have too much time on your hands”. This is her default […]

  • Maker Ed Expands Reach of AmeriCorps VISTA Partnership

    New VISTA Members will impact thousands in high poverty communities throughout the United States By Rachel Goldman Alper, Director of Strategic Alliances The Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) will expand […]

  • See SAM Grow: Saturdays at the Sanger SAM Academy

      by Janet Miller and Victoria Cortez SAM’s doors opened in late September and her VISTAs, Janet and Victoria, arrived on November 25, 2013. While walls were still being painted, […]

  • #40Forward: Maker Ed’s female-focused efforts for 2014

    At Maker Ed, we believe that every child is a maker. We aim to celebrate the inclusivity of making, and this month in particular, we are highlighting our work with […]

  • 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 […]

  • Maker Corps Host Sites in Miami, FL

    A S.T.E.A.M.ing hot Maker Ed coalition is coming to Miami! Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, MIAMade at The LAB Miami, and REM Learning Center’s Play Make Share Program […]