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Energy in Today’s Classroom

Energy in Today's Classroom

White River Valley Electric Cooperative and Sho-Me Power join forces each year to support local educators with a continuing education scholarship program entitled “Energy in Today’s Classroom.” The 2024 course is scheduled to take place July 31-August 1, 2024 in Jefferson City at the Courtyard Marriott. Teachers that complete the program earn 15 hours of professional development. 

Instructors who are actively teaching middle or high school science, agricultural science or industrial technology in WRVEC’s service territory are eligible to apply for the scholarship. One applicant will be chosen. The scholarship will cover all expenses including tuition, meals, mileage, instructional material and lodging. The emphasis of the course’s content will be energy.

Course content will include:

  • Energy basics
  • Power generation and transmission
  • Energy efficiency and circuitry project
  • Energy sources
  • Economics and energy production
  • Electrical vehicle demonstration
  • Description of instructional materials
  • Tour of power generation station


Application Form

Applications for the 2024 Energy in Today’s Classroom program will be available February 1-February 29, 2024.