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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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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Sierra modifies MakerMatic to serve community maker events

Internship 95 Final Report January 2020 Three makerspace-related events that took place in fall 2019 were designed with significant student …

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Sierra Faculty and Staff Enjoy Making in December

In the month of December, Sierra College faculty and staff experienced the joy of Making and connecting with their colleagues …

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Folsom Lake College Innovation Center selected as a 2020 Maker Ed Hub

December 18, 2019 – Maker Ed announced their fourth cohort of Making Spaces Hubs! These 10 hubs—including two community makerspaces, …

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Holiday Maker Workshop Engages Community

On December 6, 2019, Sierra Makerspaces held the third annual Holiday Maker Night at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College.  …

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Makerspace Impact Publication — Educators Request Your Free copy

CCC Maker announced the publication of California Community College Makerspace Impact: Implementation Strategies & Inspiring Stories of Transformation which is available …

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Sierra College ISAM Presentation

Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Associate Dean of Workforce Innovation, Sierra College and Statewide Project Director, CCC Maker, presented this slide deck as part …

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Startup Mentor Round Meetup Mashes Up Business Experts, Students & Faculty

On November 20, 2019, a Startup Mentor Round Meetup was held on the Rocklin Campus.  Lead by businessman Steve Ricketts …

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Fall Faculty “Crafternoon” Builds Community

Mathematics Professors Katie Lucero and Lynn Harrison-Benavidez are in their second year of integrating Making into campus community building through …

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Create Handmade Gifts at Holiday Maker Workshop on Dec. 6

Bring your family to share the joy of learning to make gifts by hand, get photos taken with Santa and …

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Startup Pitch Mentor Round will be held During Global Entrepreneurship Week

On November 20, Sierra College will host Startup Pitch Mentor Round in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Students will pitch their startups to …

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