Young Makers Lab was founded by two teachers – Mark Stansell and Kris Swanson – who boast more that 50 years combined in the classroom in grades K through 8.
Mark holds a a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a M.A. in Sports and Business Management. He maintains a State of Florida Teaching Certificate in Engineering and Technology, as well as Elementary Education and grades PreK-12 Media Specialist. Kris holds a M.A. degree in Information Technology, as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Science and Math.
We are proud of a space where kids of all ages and abilities can come to imagine, create and share their ideas, projects, and processes. We focus on STEM education and allow kids the tools to become the next generation of coders, hackers (in a good way), builders, and thinkers!
YML hosts Robotics Teams, Engineer’s Clubs, and Workshops in a wide range of topics. From photography, to 3D design and printing, to electronics, to computer coding, YML is well versed to bring 21st century skills and tools to your digital kids.