We are thrilled to share that today the U.S. Department of Education announced the ten prize winners in the CTE Makeover Challenge. Johan Uvin, Acting Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, announced the prize winners at the White House Champions of Change for Making event this afternoon. The Challenge launched in March, calling on high schools to design makerspaces that strengthen next-generation career and technical skills. Over 640 schools from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. entered the Challenge. Eligible schools were invited to participate in a 6-week Bootcamp program to further develop their makerspace ideas, and submit their final plans to be considered for prizes.
The White House and U.S. Department of Education have announced the ten CTE Makeover Challenge prize winners. From rural to urban, stationary to mobile, the prize winners’ proposed makerspaces exhibit a wide range of innovative and replicable makerspace models. See the full list of prize winners here.