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 course takes place each year in Columbia, Mo. during the summer months. Participants will earn one graduate hour from the University of Missouri-Columbia and an additional graduate hour can be earned upon completion of additional course requirements. To top it off, the course is funded by the Cooperative.
Course content includes:
- Energy basics
- Power generation and transmission
- Energy efficiency
- Energy sources
- Economics and energy production
- Description of instructional materials
- Tour of power generation station
The 2020 Energy in Today’s Classroom course will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 28 – 29 at the University of Missouri – Columbia. The course begins at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday and will conclude at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Application deadline is April 1, 2020.