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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Moving Forward with the Makerspace at Allan Hancock College

The maker movement is a vehicle that will allow schools to be part of the necessary return to constructivist education. …

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Mechatronics for Humanity Showcase

Sierra College’s MECH 90 course is the capstone for the Mechatronics degree and certificate program.  Students ideate, design, prototype and …

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Bay Area Maker Faire 2019

The culminating event for the California Community College Maker Initiative was the Bay Area Maker Faire which took place from …

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Custom Wall Clocks

College of the Canyons MakerSpace is teaming up with Community Ed for a fun creative class. Staff, students, and community …

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Bay Area Maker Faire – CCC Maker Celebration!

The 2019 Bay Area Maker Faire was the site for CCC Maker’s celebration by representatives from community colleges throughout the …

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CCC Makerspaces are Transformative for Students

California community college students will be presenting at the Maker Faire Bay Area on Friday, May 17 in San Mateo …

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Early Childhood Education STEAM Activities Day

On April 22, 2019, Moreno Valley College Early Childhood Education (ECE) Center celebrated Earth Day with a first year event …

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The Second Annual SoCal MakerSpace Festival

Over 2,500 community members attended the second annual SoCal MakerSpace Festival hosted by College of the Canyons on March 23rd. …

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Laser Cut Pewter Casting Mold

We’ve been accumulating gear to do small scale – think jewelry – metal pours, including a little electric casting furnace …

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Sierra Makerspaces makes a ROAR at Campus Dinosaur Day

On May 5, the Sierra Makerspaces team along with a few awesome student volunteers had a blast helping over 500 …

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