For Immediate Release: August 24, 2022

SMUD announces educator workshops and events

Free classes offered to educators of all types

SMUD’s Community Education & Technology Center has announced its lineup of educator workshops and events for fall 2022.

Held virtually and in-person, the free professional development workshops are open to all educators within SMUD’s service area. The first class is scheduled for September 6. SMUD is also hosting a Back-to-School Launch Party on Aug. 30 at the Aerospace Museum of California to kick off the fall lineup of courses and events.

SMUD’s Community Education & Technology Center provides instruction and education on a wide variety of energy-related topics, including renewable energy, STEM curriculum development, home energy efficiency and advanced energy and computing concepts. Education in these areas engage students in concepts and technologies that are central to SMUD’s Clean Energy Vision, which will remove carbon emissions from the region’s power supply by 2030.

SMUD also hosts several community events throughout the year, including the upcoming Electricity Fair in Folsom, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary on September 10.

All classes require registration to attend. To learn more about the SMUD’s Community Education & Technology Center and the upcoming events, visit:

The complete schedule of courses and events is available here.

About SMUD

As the nation’s sixth-largest, community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, SMUD has been providing low-cost, reliable electricity to Sacramento County for more than 75 years. SMUD is a recognized industry leader and award winner for its innovative energy efficiency programs, renewable power technologies and for its sustainable solutions for a healthier environment. Today, SMUD’s power supply is on average about 50 percent carbon free and SMUD has a goal to reach zero carbon in its electricity production by 2030. For more information on SMUD’s Zero Carbon Plan and its customer programs, visit