Regional Hubs

Each Regional Hub works with 5-10 regional schools to raise community awareness, funding, and capacity for integrating making in ways that meaningfully fit within each school. Hubs support their schools through two academic years.

Cohort 1 Hubs (2016-17 and 2017-18 School Years)

  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

Cohort 2 Hubs (2017-18 and 2018-19 School Years)

  1. Betty Brinn Children’s Museum – Milwaukee, WI
  2. Digital Harbor Foundation – Baltimore, MD
  3. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History – Fort Worth, TX
  4. Science Museum of Minnesota – St Paul, MN
  5. Sonoma County Office of Education – Santa Rosa, CA

Learn more about what it means to be a Making Spaces Hub in our Hub FAQ.

School Partners

The following schools are partnering with the Hub @ Maker Ed:

  1. Boze Elementary School – Tacoma, WA
  2. Harding High School – St. Paul, MN
  3. Kailua Elementary School – Kailua, HI
  4. Longfellow Middle School – Berkeley, CA
  5. Park Avenue Elementary School – Stuttgart, AR
  6. Roosevelt Middle School – Oakland, CA
  7. Salmon High School/Salmon Public Library – Salmon, ID

Take a look at our schools’ crowdfunding campaigns to learn about and support their efforts.

Each regional hub is partnering with 5-10 schools in their community. Learn more about what it means to be a Making Spaces School in our School FAQ.

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

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 and follow @pghkids.