Workshops, Electives, Assemblies and Career Exploration

Workshops & Field Trips

These STEAM-focused, 1-hour workshops and “in-class” field trips bring your textbooks to life! Led by engaging, high-quality instructors, workshops are aligned to K-8 Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and adaptable for all grades. Topics include Gemology Rocks, 21st Century Rocketeers, A-MAZE-ing STEM Challenge, Inventor's Workshop, STEAM Machines, Animator's Workshop, Coding Wizards, MatheMagic, and VR Builders.

Electives and Specialty Classes

Have a hard time finding that perfect, expert instructor to teach one period of a unique subject? We have you covered! You can choose any of our course offerings to use in place of your typical elective class schedule. We will partner with you to make sure we are addressing any state standards for the grade levels involved. These are held On-Site or virtually; so that you can benefit from one of our expert instructors and their extensive subject-matter knowledge, no matter where your school is located!

All-School Student Assemblies

Our dynamic and knowledgeable staff leads a group of students through engaging activities and demonstrations that bring the "wow" factor to a topic of your choice. Assemblies can be modified for each grade level or customized for the whole school population. We provide several themed, no-cost assemblies to schools already offering Parker-Anderson programs.


Career Technical Education

Parker-Anderson provides a variety of engaging and educational workshops that expose students to a wide array of career paths, vocations, and professional opportunities. We provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become successful members of society by exploring creative innovations in the following professions:

  • App Developers & Coders
  • Architects & Designers
  • Artificial Intelligence & VR
  • Artists & Animators
  • Astronomers
  • Athletes & Dancers
  • Chemists
  • Detectives & Police Officers
  • Doctors & Nurses
  • Engineers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Fashion Designers & Jewelry Makers
  • Foreign Language Interpreters
  • Inventors
  • Lawyers and Judges
  • Marine & Wildlife Biologists
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Paleontologists
  • Professional Cooks/Culinary Arts
  • And many more