Educator Events

Foster your students' learning and your own in our variety of workshops and events.

EMP offers a variety of valuable events that support the efforts of local educators, including biannual Teacher Professional Development Days, Homeschool Days, and music and literary student competitions such as Write Out of This World.

Professional Development Day

STEAM Power 2016

Join the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Pacific Science Center, and EMP Museum for a day dedicated to inspiring and supporting educators.

  • February 20, 2016; EMP Museum, Pacific Science Center, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center; 8:30am–4:30pm
  • $50 (includes seven Washington State clock hours)

Homeschool Days

EMP offers homeschooled students and their families a unique opportunity to participate in thematic hands-on experiences centered on the museum’s exhibits and content. Each Homeschool Day will feature a different student-centered workshop led by a professional teaching artist, a guided gallery experience, and free time to explore our exciting and interactive exhibits.

  • September 17, 2015
  • November 18, 2015
  • January 21, 2016
  • March 17, 2016
  • May 19, 2016