Professional Development

Educator Workshops

Come see how the world of automobiles opens doors to learning. Each Educator Workshop will provide an in-depth look at curriculum for your classroom (K-12) to create meaningful connections for students. Earn clock hours as you tailor lessons to meet the needs of your students and walk away with materials to immediately implement in your school.

Full STEAM Ahead: A K-12 Educator Workshop | February 29, 2020  | 9 am – 4 pm



If you would like to add your name to the waiting list, please send an email to with your name, phone number and email address.

Early Bird Rate (before January 15, 2020): $45
Regular Rate (January 15 – February 21, 2020): $50

Tacoma’s Museum District brings you creative new ways to incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics into your classroom. Educators from America’s Car Museum, Foss Waterway Seaport, Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington State History Museum, and Slater Museum of Natural History will provide engaging, hands-on workshops for both primary and secondary teachers, offering lesson plans and supplementary materials for educators to utilize in their own classrooms. A STEAM lunch panel discussion will feature education and community leaders.

Registration includes lunch, cross-curricular lesson plans, parking and admission to each museum. Participation in the program qualifies for 6 clock hours. Educators hoping to receive clock hours for the event should do so through the PSESD website.

How are you incorporating STEAM into your classroom? Do you have questions for the STEAM panelists? If so, share them on Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #FullSTEAM2020.

Please check with your school district regarding reimbursement for professional development.

Event Details:

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020, 9 am – 4 pm

Where: LeMay – America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421

Contact: Education Department –  |  253.683.3978