Free educational workshops

K-12 teachers and students will be inspired and motivated to learn from a variety of resources including workshops, games and activities, printed materials and virtual field trips.

Questions? Contact us at 1-916-732-6738 or email

Upcoming classes

Make STEAM education come alive for your students with free, professional workshops that include hands-on activities and materials. See our full list of upcoming classes.

Wednesday, March 27, 4:30-7:30 PM

Build a Solar Charger and then challenge your students to learn the best solar orientation for charging, how much you can charge and more. This class is suitable for grades 4-12.

Thursday, April 4, 4:30 - 7:30 PM

Put some energy into the spring holidays and teach your students the science of circuitry by making electronic greeting cards with LED lights. This class is suitable for grades 4-12.

For your classroom

Learn about other resources to make science come alive in your classroom.

Inspire tomorrow’s leaders in the energy industry with free lesson plans, videos, tools and more.

See what’s happening with science and education in our region, including resources and upcoming events.

Powering education


We're proud to light your homes, your businesses and the streets around your neighborhood. And because we're community owned and not-for-profit, we keep you at the heart of all we do, like supporting local schools with fun, hands-on science education.

Together, we've brightened our region with volunteers, donations, education and support for what you care about most.

  • 14,508 hours volunteered by our employees
  • $72,000 in college scholarships
  • $480,739 employee donations to charity
  • 132 free workshops
  • over $2 million in cash and in-kind support to nonprofits