President Barack Obama fist bumps a middle-school student participating in an "Hour of Code" event to honor Computer Science Education Week in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Dec. 8, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Maker Promise

In March 2016, Digital Promise and Maker Ed issued a call-to-action for school leaders around the country to commit to growing the next generation of American makers, by committing to dedicate a space, designate a champion, and display the results of maker education.

School leaders across the country answered the call.

Over 1,400 schools

representing one million students

in all
50 states

signed the Maker Promise.

These schools are leading the movement to harness new digital design and production abilities to unleash students’ passion, creativity, and capacity to make. But it doesn’t stop with them.

You can join this movement by signing the Maker Promise today.