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The Maker Educator Convening is an annual gathering of maker education practitioners from all over the world, organized by Maker Ed. This year, the event will take place in Pittsburgh, PA, in collaboration with MuseumLab at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. We are committed to further exploring last year’s themes—equity, accessibility, and sustainability in maker education—over two full days of sharing, collaboration, and delicious food. We hope you will join us! To register and for more information, visit Maker Ed’s website.
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Christa Flores

Mountain Makers
Christa Flores is a researcher of Problem-based Science, an approach to science literacy with an emphasis on material science, design thinking, working in collaborative teams, and entrepreneurialism. Christa graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Biological Anthropology, has done graduate work in primatology research through the New York Consortium of Evolutionary Primatology and obtained a masters in Secondary Science Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also a Stanford FabLearn Fellow studying making in education through an NSF grant with a focus on how to assess student learning in a maker classroom. Christa is the author of Making Science; Reimagining STEM education in Middle School and Beyond and co-author of Meaningful Making, Projects and Inspirations for Fab labs and Makerspaces.