Create Your Makerspace Community

California Community College makerspaces are creating and sharing a model to fuel job creation and strengthen regional economies.

CCC Maker Initiative

To prepare students for STEM/STEAM careers, California Community Colleges are building makerspaces, faculty are embedding making into curriculum and employers are providing internships.

Doing What MATTERS

The CCC Maker Initiative is funded by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, Workforce and Economic Division under the Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework.

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California Community College Makerspaces are driving innovation in education and preparing students for STEM/STEAM careers.

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The CCC Maker Initiative supports California Community Colleges in creating makerspaces, developing maker curriculum, encouraging hands-on student projects and offering internships that uniquely reflect their campuses and communities.




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Hancock College’s Inaugural Community Advisory Committee Meeting

Santa Maria, California–The first meeting of Hancock College’s Makerspace Advisory Committee was an incredibly fruitful one.  Hosted by our community …

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Sacramento City College Ribbon Cutting for Future Campus Makerspace

Over 100 students/faculty/staff stopped by for an informal meet-and-greet to see the classrooms that will be our future campus makerspace. …

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Sacramento City College Makerspace Team meets with Congresswoman Doris Matsui

Several team members from the SCC Makerspace Team met up with our Member of Congress, Congresswoman Doris O. Matsui, (6th …

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Sacramento City College Makerspace Sneak Peek!

Sac City Makerspace Ribbon Cutting Sneak Peek – COS 110/108 Join us as we show off where the new SCC Campus …

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Sierra College Announces Community Makerspace Partnerships that will be Enhanced by Grant

As a participant in the CCC Maker seed grant program, Sierra College was eligible to apply for an implementation grant. …

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Sketch Your Idea on a Napkin

At the August 17 evening meeting for the CCC Maker Kick-off event, colleges explored ways to engage students as leaders …

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Colleges Create Artifacts at August Kick-off Meeting

Representatives from the 24 CCC Maker colleges gathered in Berkeley on August 17, 2017 to kick-off the implementation phase of …

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Twenty-four California Community Colleges Move Forward with Makerspaces to Prepare Students to Contribute the Creative Economy

(The following press release was issued by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office on August 7, 2017. It can also be …

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Fiscal Reporting Webinar for Awarded Colleges

Watch this 17-18 CCC Maker Fiscal Reporting  Webinar for all the details on processes and procedures related to grant accounting, …

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