Macon Electric Cooperative is proud to have had a presence in local schools for numerous years teaching electrical safety to our future members. It came to our attention that in addition to electrical safety we could help provide information on Today’s Energy. To meet this need, Central Electric Power Cooperative, working in conjunction with the University of Missouri, wrote the curriculum for Energy in Today’s Classroom and began offering the course annually in 2013.

This two-day course is hosted at the Courtyard Marriott in Jefferson City, MO on Tuesday, July 31 and Wednesday, August 1st. Days begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. The class consists of energy topics including Energy Basics, Power Generation, Energy Efficiency, Energy Sources, Economics, and Energy Production. 

Teachers attending the course will participate in 15 hours of classroom training over the two-day period and will receive fifteen (15) hours of professional development. Macon Electric Cooperative, with support from Northeast Power, covers all the expenses for the course for two teachers working at schools in and surrounding Macon Electric Cooperative’s service area. The scholarship covers ALL expenses including course fee, meals, instructional material, and lodging if needed.

Teacher Education Program Brochure

Learn more about the course by reviewing the Agenda. Link to PDF file

2024 Teacher Education Program: Tuesday, July 1st and Wednesday, August 1st in Jefferson City, MO. 

For more information on this exciting opportunity, contact Macon Electric Cooperative: 
Rebecca Miller, Manager of Marketing and Communications
31571 Business Hwy 36 E
Macon, MO 63552 

Teacher Education Program Online Application

Instructors who are actively teaching middle school and/or high school science, agricultural science or a related subject in Macon Electric Cooperative’s service territory are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship will cover all expenses including course fees, meals, instructional material and lodging (if needed). The focus of this continuing education course will be energy. The workshop will feature speakers from the University of Missouri Columbia and industry experts.

Teacher Education Program Online Application