Makerspace Academy

Our current programme, the Makerspace Academy is a step-by-step learning experience designed to walk educational institutions, libraries, and other innovative organizations through the critical steps of designing, equipping, and operating safe and inspirational makerspaces.

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About the Makerspace Academy

A comprehensive step-by-step academy designed to walk educators and librarians through the critical steps of designing, equipping and operating successful, safe and inspirational public makerspaces based on the Makerspace model.

The leader in the design and operation of world class makerspaces worldwide, Makerspace is pleased to share its years of experience in this hands-on, in-person academy taught by Makerspace's front line staff. We'll help you navigate the complex challenges of:

  • Planning for open accessibility while maintaining accountability and safety
  • Formulating inspirational, productive and safe makerspaces
  • Determining the right size for your makerspace based on mission, space and budget
  • Establishing rules and policies to safely and effectively manage a makerspace
  • Selecting and installing tools and equipment
  • Training staff
  • Implementing appropriate curriculum and workshops

Graduates of the intensive three-and-a-half day course will receive the Makerspace Academy Certification showing successful completion of the most comprehensive and relevant training in maker space construct and operation currently available.

All materials, breakfast and lunch, training, academy training binder and certificate are included with the enrollment fee.

Academy sessions are limited to 12 participants. Add-on discounts are available for schools or libraries interested in sending two or more participants to the same Academy session.