Andrea Scahill, Founder and President of Education & Adventure
Andrea is focused on creating a positive impact in the world by igniting young imaginations.
She blends her experience in education, entrepreneurship and entertainment
to create unique presentations, classes, and camps for students that are
highly engaging to inspire a love of learning.
Ms. Scahill’s love for children is easy to spot when you meet her. Her 6 years in education kicked off with Wacky Wild Science while earning her MBA. After teaching 2nd grade, she owned Wacky Wild Science for two years before founding STEAM City Kids. She teaches a wide range of topics – life science with live animals, space inside an inflatable planetarium, engineering, robotics, entrepreneurship, art, coding and more. Andrea develops curriculum, teaches STEAM classes, trains presenters, hosts workshops for teaches and inspires thousands of students during in-school field trips. She customizes all of the STEAM programs so they are engaging for a wide variety of ages (prek-8th grade) and special needs.
Over 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur helps Andrea develop engaging curriculum to teach students about business. Before earning her MBA in Entrepreneurship, she founded “The Office” Fan Tours and co-owned The Vintage Theater. “The Office” Tours increased tourism and boosted media exposure for the city. Scranton also welcomed Executive Producer, Greg Daniels, and 12 actors from the hit TV show (including Steve Carell, John Kraninski, Jenna Fischer).
Andrea has an innovate style of presenting lessons that blends education with entertainment. This improvisational teaching style stems from her experience in theater and musical performance. While earning her BA in Communication, she studied acting and directing. She has also directed choirs and performed in choirs, a cappella groups, and a band.
“Andrea was a fabulous presenter. I was amazed at her classroom management skills and knowledge of the content. She was energetic and kept the children engaged. The hands on activities were terrific!”
“Andrea is an awesome educator. Her program was well paced and very lively. She was patient with the students and their questions. Great hands on experience for the students. They were all engaged and really enjoyed the programs. Thank you.”
“Talk about some one who can hold the attention of little kids! Andrea was EXCELLENT! And what energy! We are thrilled with what we saw today.”
“I just wanted to thank you all for an amazing experience yesterday at my son’s communion. The kids were all engaged and they learned so much and had so much fun. Andrea was incredible. She was so patient and so sweet. I really will recommend you to everyone. Thank you again.”
“Wowwww is an understatement! This was such a great program and all of the children enjoyed themselves and learned so much. The adults were also engaged and impressed with how awesome the presenter was. Would definitely recommend this company and I can’t wait to have them visit our school this coming school year. My students would definitely love this!!! :-). Thanks again!”