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Connect the Dots: Makerspace Expo

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Bergen Makerspace

190 Hackensack Avenue

Hackensack, NJ 07601

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CONNECT THE DOTS
Makerspace Expo
Monday, November 5, 2018 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM
at Bergen Makerspace

Join the Northern NJ Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen for its next Connect the Dots event, Makerspace Expo! Learn about the Maker Movement by experiencing a makerspace firsthand, right in Bergen County’s backyard. Educators Dennis Montone and Mark Tronicke, along with five “makers” will demonstrate the tools, equipment, projects, and possibilities of laser cut, 3D printed art, woodturning, and upcycled electronics sculpture. This open and unique space provides a collaborative work place and a community of like-minded creatives, designers, artists, and inventors to explore and share ideas, and produce finished products. Come and be inspired by this exciting resource!


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Dennis Montone and Mark Tronicke

Dennis Montone is District Supervisor of Math and Science at the Bergen County Technical Schools and a founding member of the Bergen Makerspace. Through the Bergen Makerspace, Dennis has developed maker programs for learners of all ages and experience levels. By bringing together his work at a community makerspace with his experience as an educator, Dennis is able to provide a unique prospective on the maker movement.

Mark Tronicke is a Technology Manager and the Coordinator of Global Education for Bergen County Technical Schools. He is currently the chief coordinator of international, technical, and collaborative exchanges for the Bergen County Technical School District. In 2014, he co-founded the Bergen Makerspace securing a program that followed the maker movement for students and the surrounding community.


BERGEN MAKERSPACE

Bergen Makerspace is a community-learning center founded by Bergen County educators and operated by the Bergen County Technical Schools. Its three founding principles are: education, inspiration and community, with a mission to serve as a catalyst for innovation within Bergen County by bringing together cutting edge equipment, passionate educators and a community dedicated to making. The Makerspace provides a physical space combined with practical instruction to empower artists, inventors, hobbyists and maker enthusiast to achieve their goals.


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Bergen Makerspace at Bergen County Technical Schools Adult & Continuing Education Building
190 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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