Summer Institute

Energy and Climate Projects Academy
teachers work with equipment, view of Lake Morey dock with boats

We plan to offer the program in Summer 2021. More information and dates to come.

Energy and Climate Projects Academy is a week-long dive for K-12 teachers into

  • hands-on investigations
  • best instructional practices
  • student-driven action

Dive deeply into climate and energy systems through investigations, project-based learning, academically productive discussion, and action. This institute will help you add student-centered projects to your teaching toolkit as you develop your curriculum and instructional practices. Grow strategies that build student agency, grounded in Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core math and literacy, C3 Framework, and 21st-century skills. You’ll leave with everything you need to guide students to make a difference in their school and community.

The institute and one follow-up meeting will support you to create a personalized teaching unit on energy and/or climate, using ambitious instructional practice. Individual ongoing support and use of VEEP/NHEEP materials kits will be available to help make your unit successful during the 2021/22 school year.

Three graduate credits are available. Scholarship funds are available if cost is a barrier; please be in touch if you would like more info on scholarships: