Makerspace Student Advisory Planning Retreat


By Zack Dowell, Folsom Lake College (originally posted in the FLC Innovation Blog) On Friday, May 5, the Innovation Center Makerspace Student Advisory group held a planning retreat in the Innovation Center Makerspace.  Rebekah, Nathaniel, CJ and Nicole are four of the college’s most engaged students, and they have been actively involved in the growth and […]

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CCC Maker Presents at Green Tech Summit

Tom Cappelleti, Professor Graphic Communication, Sacramento City College explains Kumu map used in developing CCC Makerspace Implementation Plan.

Deborah Bird, CCC Maker TAP, with Tom Cappelleti, Professor Graphic Communication, Sacramento City College, presented at the Green Summit in Sacramento held on April 26-27. The presentation explored the relationship between the CCC Maker Movement and the green economy and the potential for green technology employers to offer Internships to prepare students for careers in […]


Makerspace Makes a Positive Impact on Learning

A scene from the College of the Canyons Makerspace at the Valencia campus.

By: Ron McFarland, Ph.D., Dean, School of Applied Technologies The Makerspace lab at College of the Canyons is equipped with various hand tools and state of the art technology to assist students with learning soldering skills, 3D design, printing and scanning, laser cutting and engraving, robotics, Raspberry Pi/Arduino (small computers) and CNC router capabilities. Makerspace […]


Students Engaged in Creating and Product Development


By Israel S. Dominguez Director of Economic and Workforce Development, Saddleback College Saddleback College offers a new course in New Product Development to students and ties it to the concept of creating, innovation, and the CCC Makers Space. Here’s what some of the students told us: My father is a mechanical engineer for Boeing and […]


CCC Maker Implementation Plan – Budget (April 28, 2017)

Developing the Makerspace Budget for your Implementation Plan. This webinar will cover the process of creating your budget detail and summary, matching funds calculation, budget narrative and total funding request. TAP will offer guidance in aligning funding request to overall Implementation Plan outcomes. Download PDF  

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CCC Maker Implementation Plan – Internships (April 25, 2017)

Developing the Internship plan for your Implementation Plan. This webinar will cover the CCC Maker Internship types and definitions, Work based Learning strategies, 21st Century skills development and how to integrate these into your overall Implementation Plan outcomes. Download PDF