The Designed to STEAM Online Class

STEAM Training for K-12 Teachers. Everything you need to have success in your classroom, school or district.

The Designed to STEAM Online Class

Everything you need to have success with STEAM in your classroom, school or district.

About this Course

STEAM education is one of the most talked-about approaches for 21st century learners. But what does it really look like? Here’s a hint: marshmallow challenges and shadow boxes aren’t it. And it’s not just adding a cute art project to a STEM lesson. STEAM is an incredibly effective approach, IF you know how and when to use it.

This online course was designed for educators like you – especially if you’ve been held back by lack of time, resources or are unsure about how, when or where to use STEAM. Inside this training, you’ll learn exactly how to make this work for you and your students – not someone else’s. You’ll learn the process and be able to customize it to your content and teaching style. You can start or complete this course at any time – lifetime access is included.

Included in this course:

  • 25 PD Hours with Certificate

  • Instant Access

  • 14 Handouts and Templates

  • Self-Paced – No Time Limits

  • Completely Online



USE PO FORM (Individual)

In this course you’ll be able to:

1. Receive and Create STEAM Lessons and Templates

No more fluffy Pinterest finds or wasting time searching for lessons on TpT.  These lessons & templates are high-quality and engaging.  Plus, we’ll walk you through a step-by-step process for creating your own.

2. Make STEAM Easy

Learn our simple, replicable system for building, teaching and assessing STEAM experiences that work every time.

3. Save Time and Be Efficient

Discover how to weave STEAM into all the other things on your plate like classroom management, PBL and data-driven instruction. It’s not “one more thing” – it’s just how you teach.

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Course Curriculum

This STEAM training helps you understand the STEAM approach and bring that process into your classroom and curriculum.

Filled with specific examples, strategies, and valuable time-saving templates — it will help you go beyond makerspaces to building creative and inquisitive thinkers.

STEAM course outcomes

MODULE 1: The Basics of STEAM (3 Lessons)

  • 01  |  The STEAM Process – Discover the foundations of the STEAM approach
  • 02  |  STEAM Lesson Planning – Build authentic STEAM lessons that are grade-level and content appropriate for students in your class.
  • 03  |  STEAM Assessments – Explore multiple assessment examples that measure student mastery of STEAM content equitably.

MODULE 2: STEAM Classroom Tools (3 Lessons)

  • 04  |  Using Roadmapping for Success – Examine the curriculum mapping process and use the provided templates to create your own maps.
  • 05  |  Structures and Organization – Use the 6-steps of the structural checklist to ensure support for your STEAM efforts.
  • 06  |  The Design Process – Weave the design process in and through your lesson design and implementation.

MODULE 3: Design for STEAM (3 Lessons)

  • 07  |  Creating Time – Identify your current time barriers and use the provided planners to carve out specific time for STEAM.
  • 08  |  Who Does What? – Anticipate challenges and get clear on the responsibilities and roles of each teacher with this approach.
  • 09  |  Implementation Steps – Develop specific, measurable and realistic outcomes for your STEAM implementation based on data analysis.

MODULE 4: Launching Your STEAM Effort (3 Lessons)

  • 10  |  Feedback and Adjustments – Explore how to encourage and support a feedback loop for STEAM.
  • 11  |  Getting Others on Board – Create a personalized partnership plan and discover the many ways to get other teachers to buy-in to this process.
  • 12  |  Connecting with Other Initiatives – Develop a plan to connect STEAM with initiatives in your school for a more cohesive approach.

3 Big Bonuses

  • Bonus #1: Exemplar Lessons to Download & Use ($99 value)

    Want to actually see what a full  STEAM lesson looks like?  We have several exemplary STEAM lessons that you can download and use right now.

  • Bonus #2: STEAM PD Day Presentation ($599 value)

    Train others in your building with this Consultant-in-a-Box download. A full day of PD materials in a single .zip file (videos, worksheets, etc)

  • Bonus #3: STEAM Books, Planners and Guides ($99 value)

    You’ll get a complimentary copy of our No Permission Required eBook, Strategies for Success Resource Guide and Organizational Planner Packet.

Done-for-You Templates

Included with your STEAM training.

STEAM training sample handouts



Want to know what a lesson is like?  Try out this sample video lesson and see for yourself why thousands of teachers have taken this course.


Feeling More Confident

“Thank you for presenting such a clear, organized way to begin using STEAM in the classroom. I feel a lot more confident in my goal to integrate more STEAM activities into my room this year than I did when I first set out to accomplish this goal. I am looking forward to the other online courses on the site!”


Much More Manageable

“Thank you for all of the great ideas on not only how to incorporate the STEAM process into lessons but also on how to get others onboard. Too many times these initiatives are forced on teachers but this makes everything much more manageable.”


What I’ve Been Searching For

“Thank you for this wonderful course! I learned so much to use this in my classroom. This was just the type of information and professional development I have been searching for!”


Internationally Accredited Institution

EducationCloset is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  EducationCloset complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, EducationCloset is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

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Meet Your Instructor

Susan Riley

Susan is the Founder and CEO of EducationCloset. As an arts integration and STEAM specialist, Susan has taught over 2,000 educators how to harness the creative mindset in their classrooms while maintaining integrity to the arts.  She is an internationally-recognized author, speaker, educator and passionate advocate for arts integration and STEAM.  In this new training, Susan shares her 12+ years of experience to provide you with the support you need in the rapidly shifting 21st century classroom.


Don’t let another day slip by without the tools you need to the power of STEAM into your classroom.





If you have questions or concerns about this STEAM training course, please contact us at [email protected]


We invite you to participate in any course for 30 days and access all that we have to offer.  At the end of 30 days, if you don’t feel that the course fits your needs, we’ll happily refund 100% of your money.

We’ll ask for your completed course work (to make sure you gave it a try) and ask what didn’t work for you (so that we can learn and improve).  If you commit to the work and don’t get the value, then we don’t deserve your money.


or your money back!


We want you to feel totally comfortable taking this professional development course. So if you still have some questions, we’ll be happy to answer them!  View all FAQ here.

In most cases, yes! We can provide you with a certificate of hours from our organization, based on the contact hours of the course. The majority of schools and districts accept these certificates and count them towards professional development hours.  We always advise you, however, to check with your own institution before taking a course – just to be sure!

None of these courses are offered with graduate credit or are affiliated with an institution of higher education.  However, we do work directly with state departments of education to ensure that these professional development hours meet their requirements and high-levels of learning expectations.  As such, in almost all cases, these courses can be used for continuing education requirements.

School districts MAY use a purchase order – please contact us for more details and let us know which course you are interested in.

Group rates are available for groups of 3 or more.  Please use this group registration form to receive your discounted pricing.

This course is self-paced, meaning you can go as quickly or as slowly as you need. We know that while you may have specific intentions for how you’ll go through your course, life can sometimes have other plans. That’s why you can take any course at any time.  You’ll never have to worry about falling behind or getting registered for credit in time.  Work at your own pace in your own way.

We have a great team of people who are here to support you all of the way.  If you run into an issues, or even if you just need a sounding board for an idea – we’re just an email, phone call or text away.

Phone/Text: 443-821-1089 or Email us here


Choose the best option for you.





If you have questions or concerns about this STEAM training, please contact us at [email protected]