Author Archives: Theresa Willingham

About Theresa Willingham

A professional writer by trade, I'm the recent co-author of the book, Makerspaces in Libraries , for the series “Library Technology Essentials” (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015). I am also the Regional Director for FIRST STEM education programs in Central Florida, and a creative partner at EurekaFactory.NET , which specializes in the development of creative spaces and programming in public libraries and other institutions.

Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes Armada Games as 2016 Event Partner!

Super delighted to welcome Armada Games as a Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 event partner! Armada Games is Tampa’s longest standing game store. “Featuring Table Top Games of all kinds, we specialize in games that bring people together,” says store owner … Continue reading

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Calling All Makers! Early Bird Vendor Space & Tickets Now Available!

We’re making ready for our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event! Early Bird tickets to attend the event are 30% off gate admission costs through February 15th. Gate Admission the day of the event is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 65+ and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: What’s New for 2016

Gulf Coast MakerCon planning is well underway for our 2016 event on April 9th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Now in our 3rd year as Gulf Coast MakerCon, and our 5th as Tampa Bay’s oldest Maker festival, we’ve been learning … Continue reading

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