Professional Development at Science City

Outside the Classroom

Stay up-to-date with all things Union Station with our Educator Programs. Educator Programs provides resources, professional development, and graduate class credit hours to local professionals. It is available to all licensed educators, educators in training, early childhood educators, and home school educators in Missouri and Kansas. Educators must present valid identification for admission to attractions and events.

How it Works

Program Options

Our Educator / Professional Development Programs include:

Annual Greater Kansas City Science & Engineering Fair

The region’s oldest and largest Science & Engineering Fair for area students to compete for ribbons, awards & cash prizes. Students in grades 4-12 showcase their projects from 15 categories, covering everything from Animal Sciences to Inventions.

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Teacher Appreciation Weekend

Weekend of August 20-21, 2022 in Science City

Annual Educator STEM Fest

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 in Grand Plaza from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Educator STEM Fest is THE event for all things STEM! Greater KC Area STEM educational organizations share exciting STEM opportunities and programs for educators and their schools from field trip ideas to classroom resources. Local Master Teachers share hands-on demonstrations of their exemplary lessons and give a taste of ScienceWISE courses.



Benefits of Educator Programs

Expand your learning outside of your classroom. With free and paid programs, we encourage educators from all types of classrooms to further develop their own skills and lessons with Science City’s programs. Walk away with new knowledge and resources not only for your students, but yourself.


Do you have questions about available programs?

Contact Emily Meyer at [email protected]