Professional Development

Ohio teachers are our most valuable and influential resource.

Teachers are OEP’s greatest resource in achieving our mission of inspiring leadership and innovation in Ohio’s students. Our goal is to provide everything you need to feel confident and successful in the classroom. OEP empowers teachers with the knowledge, skills, curriculum, and resources needed to engage students with an energy education that lasts a lifetime. Our multi-disciplinary approach integrates science education across all disciplines, emphasizing the fun and universal relevance of energy and science-related topics that help students meet Ohio’s learning standards.

This 2.5-day bus tour of energy sites around Central Ohio gives teachers the opportunity to explore behind-the scenes and to learn from energy industry professionals who lead the group. You’ll receive valuable OEP curriculum and materials you can use in the classroom.

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One and 1/2 day bus tour of Ohio energy sites keeps you on top of the changing energy environment. Get up close and personal with our state’s energy options for inspired, interactive teaching. Delivers current and comprehensive information right from the experts. Valuable OEP curriculum and in-class materials also provided.

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Our teacher-designed programs provide all the training, tools, and support teachers need to be successful, whether in the classroom or teaching virtually. Our proven methods bring science to life with interactive learning and real-world applications that dramatically increase student comprehension and engagement.

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Bring energy science to life wherever students learn–be it the classroom or the kitchen table. e3 Smart fosters energy literacy and leadership through classroom labs and at home activities that equip students to take charge of their energy footprint. Read on to find out how to bring this popular program to your classroom this school year.

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Earn CEUs while staying up-to-date on energy.

Discover new technologies, alternative sources, renewables and more through our professional development created by teachers for teachers like you. CEU hours are available for all programs. Graduate credit is available for select programs. Check the calendar for upcoming events.