Parents as Partners in Applied Technology Education

In this two-day program, students and families will explore the benefits of hands-on learning and the widespread career opportunities that follow. Through tours, presentations, and demonstrations, you’ll discover the vital role applied technology education can play in your student’s future and the future of our nation’s economy.

About the program
  • Explore Diesel Technology, Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs.
  • Meet industry partners who recruit Penn College graduates and corporate partners who support our programs.
  • Get to know our admissions counselors and learn what it takes to become a Wildcat. 
  • Tour our expansive labs and get a feel for the types of businesses where graduates work. 

Program Details

June 10-11, 2023

Dates: Saturday, June 10, 8:30 a.m.–Sunday, June 11, 4:00 p.m.
Grades: 6-12

Registration for this program is now closed.

Overnight Accommodations

Students and parents will stay in an on-campus residence hall.


This program is limited to 30 participants. Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • $50
  • Grades 6-12


Thanks to our sponsor

Thanks to a generous grant from EQT Foundation to supplement the cost of this program, there is only a $50 fee for both student and parent to attend this 2-day program.

The EQT Foundation was established in 2003 as a dedicated resource for financial, in-kind and volunteer support to communities touched by their business.