Maker Movement and Higher Education in California

Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Statewide Project Manager, CCC Maker participated in the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) Expert Briefing on the Maker Movement and Higher Education in California on February 21, 2018 at the California State Capitol. Read the CCST OnePager on makerspaces in education.

According to Brie Lindsey, CCST, the event was organized in partnership with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. “Carol joined the CCST, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, and faculty from Sonoma State University and UC Berkeley to brief decision makers and their staff on makerspaces in higher education in California, as part of CCST’s Science and Technology Week in the state capitol,” said Lindsey.
The educational makerspace experts discussed:

What is the “Maker Movement” and what do makerspaces mean in the context of higher education?

What are some current trends in higher education’s approach to makerspaces?

How are California’s universities using and investing in makerspaces?

Look at the CCC Maker slide deck prepared for the CCST Makerspaces in Education Briefing

To watch Carol’s presentation, starting at (48:11): go to

To see the entire presentation, go to: 

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