EPC DF+STEM Lab Workshops + Making Hours


Thanks to the generosity of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Goodyear, CMSD is proud to open the East Professional Center Digital Fabrication + STEM Lab for the 2019-2020 school year.  The Lab will be used to host workshops and making hours for CMSD teachers and staff to learn how to use these technologies and incorporate them into their classrooms.


Four times a month we will host a workshop at the EPC DF+STEM Lab.  These workshops are open to any CMSD teacher who would like to learn more about the topic.  The workshops are FREE and VOLUNTARY for any CMSD teacher and are not through the office of PD. 

IF a CMSD teacher would like to use these workshops for VPD, they may do so if and only if previously approved by their principal and chapter chair.  Please inquire for a Certificate of Participation. 

Workshops will cover a series of different technologies including 3D Printing, Vinyl Cutting and Electronics. If a teacher attends all 3 workshops in a given technology (A, B, and C) then they will qualify as a FabLab Renter Teacher, who can attend a machine meeting to borrow that technology for use in their classrooms for once month.



A schedule can be seen below.  If you are interested in attending a workshop, please register using the red link below.

Workshops Include:

  • 3D Printing
    • Intro A:  an overview for any k-12 teacher on how 3D printing works and a general introduction to Tinkercad.com
    • Intro B: an opportunity to design a project you could do with your students to help them learn the program
    • Intro C: developing a more complex project that could be a part of a rigorous curriculum.
    • Subject or Grade level Specific Workshops
  • Vinyl Cutting
    • Intro A: an overview for any 3-12 on how vinyl cutting works and how to make simple stickers
    • Intro B: an opportunity to design something simple that could incorporate Math, Art or Social Studies
    • Intro C: Developing a unit for your classroom around logo design
  • Electronics
    • Paper Circuits
    • Make Makey
    • Arduinos



Stop by for a tour of the EPC DF+STEM Lab and see what is possible!

Open Lab Time is kind of like office hours.  Come by to ask questions, learn about machines, use a machine you’re already trained on, etc.

Open Lab Time are on a first come, first serve basis as of right now.  If they become crowded we may  have a sign up for me.


To Register for any of this month’s events, please click here.


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