Fall 2015
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Fall KEEP courses for teachers

Fall KEEP courses for teachers

NRES 634 School Building Energy Efficiency Education Course

This course is open to all Madison Metropolitan School District faculty, staff, and building and grounds personnel and focuses on evaluating the energy use in school buildings and guiding PK-12 school staff towards utilizing the school building as a learning tool for energy education. Take an informative tour of a school buildings energy systems and learn how you and your students can make a difference on your schools utility bill. Participants in the course will develop action plans highlighting opportunities in energy efficiency and conservation in their schools.

$100 mini-grants available to help implement your plans! This course will enhance your Green & Healthy Schools status by focusing your efforts on the Energy section of the application!

  • Course Location: Wright Middle School, Madison, Wis.
  • Required Dates/Times:
    • Tue., Oct. 20, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Thu., Oct. 22, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Tue., Oct. 27, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Thu., Oct. 29, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Course Fee: $100 (tuition scholarships provided by State Energy Office MEETAP grant)
  • Credit or Audit: YOU CHOOSE! 1 Graduate Credit or Audit from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Registration Deadline: October 16, 2015
  • Flyer | Registration Form

NRES 632 Doable Renewables: Renewable Energy Education in the Classroom

This course offers renewable energy experience in the form of hands-on activities, class discussions, and classroom-based applications to help teachers analyze energy information and create strategies and techniques to enhance their students understanding of renewable energy. The course highlights a renewable energy curriculum designed for teachers to use in their classrooms. Recommended for teachers of grades 5-12, adaptable to younger grades. This course can enhance your Green & Healthy Schools status by helping you incorporate renewable energy education into your curriculum!

  • Course Location: Madison College, Madison, Wis.
  • Required Dates:
    • Thu., Nov. 5, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Sat., Nov. 7, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Mon., Nov. 9, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Course Fee: $100 (tuition scholarships provided by Madison Gas and Electric through KEEP)
  • Credit or Audit: YOU CHOOSE! 1 Graduate Credit or Audit from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Registration Deadline: October 22, 2015
  • Flyer | Registration Form
For more information on upcoming KEEP energy education courses, please visit www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/KEEP? Pages/Professional-Development/Course-List.aspx.