About OEP

Unleash the Power of Energy Education

Relevant, informative, fun — that’s energy education from the Ohio Energy Project. Created by teachers for teachers, OEP has been energizing classrooms with hands-on, interactive learning tools and programs since 1984. View OEP’s 2018 Annual Report.

Our Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission: Inspire leadership and energy innovation in Ohio students and teachers.

Vision: To be the premier energy educator ensuring a sustainable tomorrow.

Values: Innovative Education, Enduring Relationships, Transformative Leadership

Our Expertise Grows School Programs

We bring the latest in the energy field to teachers and students in a way that makes everyone take notice by working with utilities, the State of Ohio, nonprofit organizations, energy organizations, universities, manufacturers and others.

Aligned to ODE Academic Content Standards

OEP energy education programs follow Ohio Department of Education requirements, making them the perfect teaching resource. We provide lesson plans, professional development – some with graduate credit – and special events and workshops, all deemed “first class” by Ohio teachers.

National Knowledge, Local Funding

OEP is the state affiliate of the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED). We partner with NEED to provide Ohio educators with excellent curriculums, resources and programs. The Ohio Energy Project is funded through local grants and partnerships with businesses, governments and foundations.

We need your help sparking curiosity!

As a nonprofit organization, Ohio Energy Project relies on the financial support of generous partners, like you. With your help today, we will transform tomorrow and continue to spark curiosity about energy in our young innovators across the Buckeye State!


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