Consolidated Electric Cooperative is proud to support an exciting program that allows teachers to learn more about energy and energy production while obtaining, AT NO COST, professional development credits. Let us pay the bill while you attend Energy in Today's Classroom!

About the Program

Energy in Today’s Classroom was designed to fully support Missouri's statewide educational standards and is offered to teachers across the Show-Me State. This course offers teachers knowledge and information in the following areas:

  • Energy Basics
  • Energy Sources
  • Power Generation and Transmission
  • Economics and Energy Production
  • Energy Efficiency

Teachers attending the course will participate in 15 hours of classroom training over a period of two consecutive days. Teachers who complete the course will receive 15 hours of professional development credit.

Teacher Takeaways

  • Expand your network - meet teachers from across the state
  • Fun activities, demonstrations, displays and hands-on learning
  • FREE educational tool kit to take back to your classroom

Who should attend

Educators working in elementary, middle and high school grade levels teaching science, math, agricultural science and building trades or related subjects are ideal candidates for this course, however it is an open opportunity for all teachers. In addition to the materials and information covered during the course, teachers will also receive a sizeable classroom kit. Tools and reference guides are included in the kit along with several hands-on demonstration tools to enhance classroom learning.

2024 Dates & Information

Dates for the 2024 Energy in Today’s Classroom at the Courtyard by Marriott in Jefferson City, MO, will be July 31 - August 1. Consolidated Electric Cooperative will sponsor three area teachers with full scholarships.



For more information, contact Melanie Oetting at or call 573-581-3630.