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An Education World Online Course for Professional Development


Creating a Makerspace for Students

An online Makerspace Course by Worlds of Making

Price: $79


Makerspace Course

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Target Audience: This course was created to help educators within school communities like teachers, administration, STEM educators, school leaders and media specialists. In addition, those in the out-of-time school time profession in before and after school programs, summer camps or public libraries and museums will benefit from the information in this course about creating a makerspace.

Course Purpose: The purpose of this e-course is to plan and create a unique, meaningful, and relevant makerspace for your school community, by becoming familiar with the maker movement and makerspace best practices, in K-12. The maker movement has been a revolution in education. All educational stakeholders need to find ways to leverage this movement.

Course Description: The online course will be based on a series of instructor videos and readings that guide participants through the process of creating an authentic, sustainable makerspace for their school community.


Course Goals: The information provided in this course will teach you the following.

You will learn to:

  • Plan, create and launch a makerspace in your school, library or classroom
  • Choose the materials and supplies that will best support your makerspace
  • Support your makerspace on any budget
  • Set up your physical makerspace
  • Effectively manage and facilitate your makerspace
  • Unleash student creativity




Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Completion stating your name, date, hours and name of the course. 

NY State CTLE Certified - Our online courses are CTLE NY State certified.  

Need to get your Professional Development Credits approved by your administration? Download the course description here.



Laura has been an educator in the state of New Jersey for over 20 years. She has taught grades K-12 and plays a prominent role in education as a writer and speaker and educational consultant. She is also the best-selling author of Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School (Corwin, 2015), as well as The Kickstart Guide to Making Great Makerspaces (Corwin, 2017). Laura has had the opportunity to work with schools around the world on planning and creating makerspaces.



In 2016, Education World Partnered with S&S Worldwide to begin offering both online and on-site workshops and courses to educators across the world. Many of our subscribers and readers are required to obtain continuing education and Professional Development hours throughout their careers. Time, relevancy and quality are the concerns we hear across all industries in regards to Professional Development available, so we wanted to help change that. As we head into our third year of offering Professional Development services, we are proud to say we've helped over 4000 professionals with their online PD needs so far.


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When does the course start and finish? Most courses available start as soon as you enroll and can be taken at your pace. We suggest trying to have it done within 4-6 weeks.

Graduate level courses operate like a normal college level course and have a start and end date. Refer to the course you are interested in or contact us for a list of start dates.


What type of payment is accepted for this course?  **Courses with available CEUs or Graduate Credits have an additional cost through a University associated with them if you plan to obtain the credits. Professional Development hours through the S&S Online School come with the course enrollment fee.

Credit Card - The easiest way to pay for one of our online courses is to use your credit card. Our online system will send an email receipt after you place your order with your credit card which you should be able to use for reimbursement.

Payment with a Purchase Order (PO) - We are happy to take payment via Purchase Order (PO). Remember, however, we cannot have you start the course until the PO has been paid for by your school or school district. *Please make note that for graduate courses we will need a PO several weeks in advance and payment before the start of the course.


  • Email us your PO ([email protected]). Make sure to include the following information; make PO out to S&S Worldwide-The Educators Network, 75 Mill St., Colchester, CT 06415, Phone: 678-764-2536, Email: [email protected], include the name of the teacher who is taking the course along with his/her email, include name of course, include billing email as we will want to email the invoice promptly.
  • After we receive your emailed PO, we will email you the invoice
  • Pay the Invoice
  • We will register the teacher in the course for you and then we will send an email to the teacher telling them of their UN and PW for the website. They can start the course at anytime after that.


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