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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Space & Innovation Expo

Save the Date: College of the Canyons MakerSpace and iLEAD schools are collaborating for the upcoming event Space and Innovation …

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Student Outreach – Spreading Love and Popping Breakers

Sierra Makerspaces founding student leader, recent graduate, and now Sierra Makerspaces trainer, conducted a Valentines student outreach event at the …

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Central Coast Makerspace News Coverage & the Power of Collaboration

Santa Maria, California–recently, the Central Coast Makerspace: A Northern Santa Barbara County Collaboration received a write up in the Santa Maria …

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Gaming Tournaments and Musical Connections

Open, casual events tend to bring in a variety of students, and our hope is to provide an environment where …

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Sac City Makerspace “soft opens.”

By Michelle Zamora, SCC Makerspace Student Lead It’s been a little over two and a half months since I started …

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1st visit to the Clean Makerspace Lab

On February 8th, 2018 we had a trial run of the new clean makerspace lab at Hartnell College. After spending …

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Makerspace reaches out across Moorpark campus

Makerspace reaches out across Moorpark campus The Moorpark College Makespace has reached out across the campus to connect with disciplines …

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The Tormach is Here! The Tormach is Here!

To link the new Sierra College Gene Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing by Design program and lab, which includes an …

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Students, Faculty and Makerspace Partner Present at US Bank Symposium

At a February 6, 2018 symposium, organized by U.S. Bank and hosted on the Sierra College campus, 30 small business …

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Spark Your Fuel for Technical Education this Spring

There are over 8 billion smart devices used for homes, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare worldwide, according to Gartner Inc. research. …

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