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 would like to be added to our maker education mailing list, sign up below. The list includes information about a variety of maker educator events around the Bay Area and beyond!



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