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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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Software to Stitches

Brie Lindsey (from CCST) was out at the college scouting rooms for the upcoming CCC Maker symposium, and dropped by …

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Building a Sewing Space

We recently finished building the furniture for our fiber arts area, which is in the Clean Lab and which houses …

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Designing Solutions to Social Problems

Spent some time this week sharing the design thinking process with students from Diane’s (Sociology) Social Problems course. Diane’s students …

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Woodland Community College Students Begin 3D Printing

The 3D Printers are the superstars of the Woodland Community College Makerspace. Since we sat them out last year, student …

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CCC Maker Weekly Webinar 13.0 CCC Maker and Guided Pathways Alignment 3/15/18

This webinar is a reprise of the 3/9/18 CCC Maker presentation at the Spring CCCAOE Convention. The webinar outlines the …

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Hands On Tech Education With Arduino

On March 15, 2018 concludes the third session of Arduino Tech Ed Seminar at Moreno Valley College. Since late February, …

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ARC Design Hub Drones Take to the Sky!

On March 2, 2018, middle school and high school students from Heritage Peak: Pacific Charter Schools visited the ARC campus …

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CCCCO Announces: Makerspaces Make Progress in First Six Months

California Community Colleges Makerspaces Make Progress in First Six Months of Implementation in Preparing Students for Careers CCCCO – March 15, …

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Inspiring Projects Developed by Charlotte Semmes, Faculty Maker

Charlotte Semmes, Faculty Maker, Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee campus, is developing curriculum that enables art students to utilize the campus computer …

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Tetris Table!

It’s great to watch a project progressing, and Rebekah and Nathaniel (with help from Aaron and Nathan) have made a …

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