Professional Development

Ohio teachers are our most valuable and influential resource.

OEP believes in you and your ability to influence the future of energy! That’s why we strive to give you the educational tools you need and to provide excellent professional development opportunities correlated to Ohio’s New Learning Standards.

We’re proud to offer 100% free professional development to keep you current.

Ohio Energy Project’s teacher-centric educational approach starts with our no cost trainings. We connect you directly to energy industry experts who understand and translate complex energy information into compelling educational instruction. From visits to nuclear reactor labs to classroom activity kits, OEP brings you the latest science in the energy field.

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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In a normal year, summer is OEP’s busiest season hosting dozens of professional development workshops. 2020 has been anything but normal. In response, OEP has cancelled some summer programs, moved others to a virtual platform and is continuing with in-person training for a few.

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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.