Professional Development Overview

Join our staff for a tour or training on integrating making into a classroom. Click the links below for more information, or sign up for any of our sessions on our Eventbrite page. These sessions are free for Oakland Unified and Title 1 educators. If this applies to you, please e-mail us for the promo code, at

Designing Making Experiences—How do I integrate making into my practice? (2 Days, 9 AM–5 PM)
Immerse yourself in a making environment, where you will develop, test, and troubleshoot a making curriculum or project of your choice for your K-12 class or program.  Lunch provided.

MakeyMakey PD

Teachers learning to program using a MakeyMakey and Scratch

Tour—What does making look like in the classroom? (1 hour)
See what making looks like integrated into a classroom. We will discuss the Creativity Lab program, see making in at least one K–12 class, answer questions, and hear a little about your plans.

Maker Educator Meetups—Cultivate the conversation around making (2 hours)
Take part in an evening of hands-on making, and find the support you need to further develop your own making program.  A perfect opportunity to see new making projects, and network with likeminded individuals.  Dinner provided.

If you have an idea or request for a professional development session or would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact us. Use the following form to let us know about your interests and needs.

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