Partnership With Schools
MGE is pleased to provide K-12 educators whose schools are served by MGE gas and electricity with a broad range of energy education materials and services. We educate customers today to help inform their energy decision making. And, we educate tomorrow’s stakeholders so they can help plan our energy future.
The MGE Foundation helps to advance sustainability in our community. This support includes funding the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays on high schools in our electric service area as well as at Badger Rock Middle School.
MGE provides the following educational materials and services free of charge. If you have specific program or information requests, please use the contact information shown below.
- Powerline Newsletter: Our newsletter for educators provides more information about the educational tools, presentations and services we have available. Sign up to receive our bi-annual newsletter.
- Energy Skill Builder Curriculum: Our Energy Skill Builder Programs include self-contained, full-color student books covering specific energy topics. Skill Builders can be used as a one- to three-day supplemental energy curriculum component. Each title has a teacher's guide and reproducible quiz. Packaged in consumable class sets of 25 for grades K-6.
- Classroom Programs: An MGE representative will visit your classroom and present a prepared program, or with enough advance notice, prepare a customized program on an energy-related topic of your choice.
- Activity and Information Books: We provide a variety of energy-related activity books, coloring books and general information books in class sets.
- Educational Tools: We offer hands-on learning tools and programs to help enhance your energy-related curriculum.
- Tours: Tours can be arranged for most MGE facilities. Our most popular tours are MGE's Blount Generating Station and West Campus Cogeneration Facility.
- KEEP: Teacher Professional Development: A series of energy education courses offered through the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) are offered to certified K-12 teachers.
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