Patrick Benfield

Maker Educator
The Magellan International School

Patrick is the founder of the i.lab for Design + Making, a creative learning space at Magellan International School in Austin, TX.

Besides directing the school's innovation program, he is a lead mentor for UTeach Maker, a teacher fellowship program for The University of Texas at Austin, a Thinkery EdExhange Senior Fellow, and the organizer for the Austin Maker Education meetup group

He has led workshops and spoken at conferences including Stanford's FabLearn, Libre Learn Lab at MIT, SXSW edu, and Maker Faire and is a contributing co-author of Meaningful Making: Projects and Inspirations for FabLabs and Makerspaces.

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