Teacher Education Program

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.

NEW  IN 2023, the two-day course is moving to the Courtyard Marriott in Jefferson City, MO. The class consists of energy topics including Energy Basics, Power Generation, Energy Efficiency, Energy Sources, Economics, and Energy Production.

Upon completion of the class, a teacher may earn professional development credits.  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 meals, instructional material, and lodging if needed. 

Teacher Education Program Brochure

2023 Teacher Education Program: August 1st - 2nd in Jefferson City, MO. 

Applications are due Friday, March 3rd! 

For more information on this exciting opportunity, contact Macon Electric Cooperative: 
Rebecca Miller, Manager of Marketing and Communications 

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 tuition, meals, instructional material, and lodging (if needed). The focus of this continuing education course will be energy. The workshop will feature industry expert speakers and hands-on learning opportunities. Participants will earn professional development credits. 



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