Education @ DCC

Denver Comic Con is a 3-day, educational and family-friendly pop culture fan extravaganza, featuring the best in pop culture entertainment. This program of Pop Culture Classroom features the best in comics along with popular sci-fi and fantasy tv shows, movies, Japanese animation, cosplay (fan-created costumes and costumed skits), toys, gaming, and panel presentations. The proceeds from this annual event benefit Pop Culture Classroom’s overall educational endeavors.

Experience the CoMix

Presented in partnership between Colorado-based restaurant chain Illegal Pete’s, qualifying middle and high school students are given complimentary convention entry with the goal of exposing them to a wide variety of careers in pop culture.

Education Sessions

For DCC 2018, we want to give YOU the chance to share your insights and experiences incorporating pop culture into the classroom – including comics, games, cosplay, film, art, and much more.

Pop Culture Classroom Kids’ Lab

Denver Comic Con dedicates over 9,000 square feet on the show floor to our youth and teen fans, with a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Science, Math) programs. Fans of any age can learn through creating, listen to their favorite comic artist/writer speak, and feel welcomed into the geek community in this unique space.

Educator's Day

Our goal for Educator’s Day is to provide teachers, librarians, administrators, and other educators the chance to learn about how they can improve their craft using the tools of pop culture. Qualified educators receive FREE admission for Friday, June 15th!

Educator College Credits

We’re thrilled to announce the return of ED 589 for 2018. Offered through Adams State University as a 0.5 graduate credit, ED 589: Enhancing Education Through Pop Culture is a 3-day professional development course offered exclusively at the con!

Page 23 Literary Conference

DCC’s literary conference, where students, teachers, professors, and scholars share and discuss their current scholarly projects on all things pop culture, plus offer workshops to students and pros alike.

Educator of the Year Award

Nominate your favorite innovative educator for this annual award. In addition to receiving one of PCC’s own pop culture-based curricula, each winner will receive two 3-day passes to the next Denver Comic Con, as well as a special DCC prize package.

Kids Comic Contest

Now in its 4th year, winners of our Kids’ Comic Contest get a pair of 3-day passes to Denver Comic Con, have a special meet-and-greet session with a professional comic artist at the con, and get their artwork prominently featured at the con and on the PCC website!