Educators

Educators can explore the best of pop culture at FAN EXPO Denver — and participate in professional development and educational programs to enhance student learning through gaming, comics, movies, and other pop culture.

Educator’s Day at FAN EXPO Denver 2022

Educators’ Day is a free full-day experience on Friday, July 1 at FAN EXPO Denver 2022 that provides teachers, librarians, administrators, and other educators the chance to:

  • PARTICIPATE in educational sessions and activities that highlight the benefits and practical applications of pop culture in the classroom.
  • LEARN how they can improve their craft using pop culture media and other tools
  • CONNECT with other educators from across Colorado.

For Students: Experience the Comics

Experience the Comics is a free full-day experience on Friday, July 1 at FAN EXPO Denver 2022 where middle and high school students have the opportunity to:

  • GAIN hands-on experience with a variety of pop culture media (e.g. comics, games, cosplay, etc)
  • LEARN ABOUT the diversity and depth of pop culture through a fun, dynamic educational experience
  • MEET professional creators
  • EXPLORE pop culture-focused career paths
  • EXPAND their creative skills
  • DISCOVER connections between their favorite fandoms and the real world

EDUCATIONAL PANELS FOR EDUCATORS, KIDS, AND FAMILIES

Our educational programming offers educators, parents, and creators the chance to:

  • LEARN how to leverage pop culture media to further their craft
  • DISCUSS how popular culture resources, events, and media can inspire youth and lead to greater social change
  • DEVELOP new ways to integrate pop culture into their classrooms, homes, and local communities with an eye for creativity and inclusivity.