Afterschool Webinar:

Build, Create and Innovate: Expanding Access to Maker Programs

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 12:00 PM ET

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About this webinar:

As part of the Summer of Making and Connecting, the Afterschool Alliance is facilitating a three-part webinar series for formal and informal education leaders interested in leveraging the power of making to expand access to educational opportunities that engage, excite and inspire youth. The concluding webinar in the series will focus on strategies for increasing the quantity and quality of maker programs at the city and state level. Guest speakers from the California Department of Education, the Idaho Commission for Libraries and the New York Hall of Science will discuss some of the efforts currently under way to create a learning revolution in rural and urban communities across the country.  

Guest Speakers:

  • David Wells, New York Hall of Science
  • Erica Compton, Idaho Commission for Libraries 
  • Johannes Troost, California Dept. of Education
  • Kamila Thigpen, Afterschool Alliance

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