3D printing & design for Santa Barbara schools

Makers Empire is working with Santa Barbara to help provide the leading education programs for its schools.

Makers Empire 3D printing solutions offer schools blended professional development, easy to use 3D design software for K-8 students, 3D printing lesson plans, a teacher’s dashboard and analytics, with optional 3D printing hardware add-ons. Perfect for maker spaces, and integrating 3D design/printing into the curriculum.

Using Makers Empire, teachers can harness the power of 3D printing to teach important STEM concepts, design thinking and 21st century learning skills. Students are empowered by an engaging design process to develop a growth mindset and important problem solving, analytical and spatial thinking skills.


What is the Makers Empire 3D Learning Program? See it in action in the classroom


Please take a look at the Makers Empire 3D printing and design curriculum. Covering grades K-8, across maths, science, history, geography, arts and english.

GE Program – 3D Printing Funding Opportunities

Details: GE and it’s sponsors are co-funding 3D printing across schools around the US. To register your interest (closes March 31), and successful applicants can get 3D printers at 40% savings, Makers Empire, and other curricula at 50% savings.
Here are the details for the GE discount program – https://geaep.polar3d.com/prog/discount_program/

The key is just to register for the program by Mar 31, to keep your options open (have to commit by July if you want to make purchases).


Webinar to learn about 3D printing for Santa Barbara schools

Webinar Description : Live webinar for teachers who are interested in learning how to integrate 3D printing into the curriculum or maker space with the Makers Empire 3D Printing Learning Program. Participants will see a live demo, learn about classroom examples, and have an opportunity to ask any question they might have. Participants can also find out more about the GE Program.

Suitable for:

  • elementary and middle school teachers, STEM teachers, librarians, curriculum leaders, instructional technology, principals

This webinar is ideal for those looking to integrate 3D printing for the first time, a teacher having trouble with existing implementations. those who are looking to scale 3D printing across a whole school or even build a new maker space.

What are teachers are saying

“I’m sending you the very best wishes and enormous gratitude for connecting our students with your learning program. To say this purchase has been transformative might sound like an exaggeration but it’s pretty darn close to the truth. ” – Mary – Director Design Thinking – Pace Academy

See how Californian 2nd grade teacher, Jen Auten is integrating 3D printing into the classroom.

Reserve your spot today

Click the links below to register for the next live webinars now:

(Please note: the webinars are not for training or support purposes)


Fri, Mar 22, 3:30pm – 4pm

Wed, Mar 27, 3:30pm – 4pm

Thu, Mar 28, 3:30pm – 4pm

Fri, Mar 29, 3:30pm – 4pm

Wed, Apr 4, 3:30pm – 4pm

Fri, Apr 6, 3:30pm – 4pm

Click here to register for a webinar

Admin-novation April 26th

Makers Empire will be a sponsor at the upcoming Admin-novation, April 26th. We look forward to speaking with you at that event, and happy to answer all your questions!

More options to explore 3D printing & design for your school

  • Ideal for those who are short on time and those wanting to learn more about integrating 3D design and printing into the K-8 classroom.
  • Ideal for those budget planning, those who want to learn if Makers Empire is a good fit and those who have lots of questions.
  • Ideal for those ready to make a decision about Makers Empire's suitablity for their individual school. For district deals, please choose Book Demo.